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.