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Located in the heart of southeast Ohio, rural Meigs County - with 57 miles of Ohio River frontage - is rich in scenery and outdoor recreation possibilities. It’s the perfect place to start a business. Golden opportunities are everywhere you look.

Ready Labor - Meigs County is ready for jobs with a robust regional workforce at least 200,000 strong.

Available sites – A variety of spaces for both industrial and retail use are available for immediate occupation – including riverfront sites. Several locations are prepped and ready for new construction.


Access – The infrastructure for Meigs County features multiple transportation options on water, land or air. Our central location makes access easy and inexpensive.


Training – Through a partnership with the University of Rio Grande and the proximity of Ohio University, Meigs County enjoys world class training opportunities.


Low cost of doing business – Our low taxes, low labor costs, and a low cost of living all boost the bottom line and maximize your investment.


Education – Meigs County is known for its solid education system - small, community schools in modern buildings with excellent state performance ratings.


Low crime rates – You can feel safe in Meigs County. Far from the hustle of big city life, it is a great place to raise a family.


Meigs County is home of the world famous Fur Peace Ranch – the legendary guitar school of Jorma Kaukonen – a founding member of Jefferson Airplane and Grammy-nominated solo artist.


Major attractions include Forked Run State Park, Shade River State Forest, Buffington Island State Park, and Ohio’s oldest standing courthouse at Chester.


Annual celebrations like the Gold Wings and Ribs Festival and the Sternwheel Riverfest bring fun-filled weekend activities and thousands of guests to our riverfront towns.


 
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