County Overview of Belmont County

  • Highways through County: I-70, US 250, OH 7
  • Rail through County: Norfolk Southern Corp and Wheeling/Lake Erie Railway Company
  • Nearest Airport: Barnesville-Bradfield Airport, Barnesville OH
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 22.8 miles
  • County Seat: St. Clairsville
Executive DirectorLarry Merry (740) 695-4397

Belmont County Port Authority
101 N. Market Street, Suite J
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950


Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • AEP
  • South Central REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas
  • Dominion East Gas Ohio

Major Employers

  • Barnesville Hospital Association
  • Belmont Community Hospital
  • East Ohio Regional Hospital
  • Stingray Energy Services
  • Murray Energy/Ohio Valley Coal
  • Commercial Vehicle Group
  • Nickles Bakery
  • United Dairy


  • AT&T Ohio
  • Frontier Communications
  • Windstream Communications

Secondary Contact

Belmont County CIC
Sue Douglass, Executive Director
117 E. Main St.
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950
(740) 695-9678

County News

Industrial parks busy in Belmont County

BARNESVILLE — Belmont County’s industrial parks are centers of activity, and the influx of oil and gas interests has

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APEG officials say Ohio River sites are a hot development commodity

A representative from the Appalachian Partnership for Economic Growth, or APEG,

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