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County Contact Information

Nicole Oberrecht

Highland County Economic Development
119 Governor Foraker Place
Hillsboro, OH 45133

Phone: (937) 393-1911 Local Economic Development Website: www.co.highland.oh.us

APEG serves Highland County as a JobsOhio network partner in economic development and with support from the SBA Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative for their forest and wood products businesses. 

Highways through County: The county highway system is comprised of 17 state routes and two federal routes; they include State Routes 28, 41, 72, 73, 124, 131, 134,135, 136, 138, 247, 286, 321, 506, 753, 771, 785, US 50 and US 62.

Rail through County: Indiana and Ohio Railway Co.

Nearest Airport: Highland County Airport, 9500 N Shore Dr, Hillsboro OH

Distance – Airport to County Seat: 4.6 miles

County Seat: Hillsboro

Electric Service Providers

  • Adams Rural Electric
  • American Electric Power (AEP)
  • Dayton Power & Light Co. (DP&L)
  • Duke Energy Ohio
  • South Central Power Co.

Natural Gas Providers

  • Pike Natural Gas Co.
  • Vectren Energy Delivery of Ohio

Telephone Providers

  • AT&T Ohio
  • Frontier North
  • Charter Communications
  • Horizon

Major Employers

  • Candle-lite-Candle Manufacturer
  • Johnson Controls – Foam Seat Manufacturer
  • Weastec-Vehicle Electronic Components
  • Greenfield Research-Formed Wire and
    Automotive Insulator Parts
  • PAS Technologies-OEM/MRO for Aerospace,
    Oil and Gas Industries

Higher Education Institutions

Universities, Community Colleges, Technical Training
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