County Overview of Adams County

APEG serves Adams 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: US 52 and OH 32
  • Rail through County: Norfolk Southern Corp
  • Nearest Airport: Alexander Salamon Airport, 3389 Cross Rd, Winchester OH
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 5.3 miles
  • County Seat: West Union
DirectorHolly Johnson (937) 544-5151

215 N. Cross Street
West Union, Ohio 45693


Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • Adams REA
  • Columbus Southern Power
  • Ohio Power
  • South Central REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Cinncinati Gas

Major Employers

  • Dayton Power & Light-Electricity Production
  • General Electric Aviation-Aircraft Engine Test Facility
  • Columbus Industries-Air Filter Manufacturing
  • Adams County Manor- Healthcare Services


  • AT&T Ohio
  • Frontier North