County Overview of Guernsey County

APEG serves Guernsey 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: I-70, I-77, US 22, US 40
  • Rail through County: Columbus and Ohio River Railroad
  • Nearest Airport: Cambridge Municipal Airport, 9732 Brick Church Road, Cambridge OH
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 4 miles
  • County Seat: Cambridge
Economic Development DirectorNorm Blanchard 740-432-1881

Cambridge-Guernsey County CIC
806 Cochran Ave.
Cambridge, Ohio 43725


Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • Guernsey-Muskingum REA
  • Ohio Power

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas
  • NIED
  • Piedmont

Major Employers

  • Detroit Diesel
  • Bi-Con Services
  • Colgate-Palmolive
  • Quanex Building Products
  • Federal Mogul


  • AT&T Ohio
  • Frontier North
  • Windstream Western Reserve

County News

Guernsey County official: Local companies ‘healthy’

The economy in Guernsey County continues to fare well despite a slight bump in unemployment reported in June, a

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