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Meigs County, tucked away in the southeastern corner of Ohio, is a county as rich in history as it is in natural and human resources. Named after a former Governor of the state, himself the son of a Revolutionary War soldier and architect of the Northwest Territory, Meigs County was also the site of the only Civil War battle fought in the state. Today it’s the home of entrepreneurs who take advantage of benefits the county has to offer to operate successful and thriving businesses, some of which have worldwide fame.

The roughly 23,000 people of Meigs County offer a well-educated and motivated workforce. More than a quarter of them have attended college and more than half of them are between the ages of 25 and 65. The people and infrastructure of Meigs support a world famous arts colony, an infamous skate park featured in video games and movies, and numerous boutique business as well as industrial building and mining operations. The county’s true strength and potential lie in its diversity.

As the crossroads of busy and accessible road and water ways, Meigs County is ideally situated for businesses of any size. More cargo floats through the county via the Ohio River than passes through the Panama Canal each year. Nature isn’t only a resource to be used, but also preserved. The county hosts a total of 10 state parks, nature preserves and parks. Over 80% of the county is forested, so there is plenty for outdoors lovers to experience.

To help you start up or relocate your business in Meigs County, our Economic Development Office is here for you. With a lot to offer both employers and employees and we always enjoy showing off what we have to offer, so contact us soon.

 
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