County Overview of Harrison County

APEG serves Harrison 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 22, US 250, OH 9
  • Rail through County: CSX Transportation Inc, Columbus and Ohio River Railroad Norfolk Southern Corp, OHI-Rail Corporation, Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company
  • Nearest Airport: Harrison County Airport , 43000 Airport Road, Cadiz OH
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 3.5 miles
  • County Seat: Cadiz
DirectorNicholas Homrighausen (740) 942-2027

Harrison County CIC
538 N. Main St., Suite A
Cadiz, Ohio 43907


Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • Carroll REA
  • Ohio Power
  • South Central REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas
  • NIED
  • Northeast
  • Piedmont

Major Employers

  • Bowerstein Shale Company
  • Ceco Pipeline Servies
  • Freeport Press
  • McDonough Corp.
  • Hopedale Mining


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

County News

Despite odds, Ohio coal miners put faith in Trump

FREEPORT — It takes coal miners 25 minutes to travel a cramped, gray-ribbed path from the hillside’s mouth down to

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Harrison County residents get glimpse at new $53 million centralized school

CADIZ Harrison County residents got a first glimpse last week at what their new $53 million centralized school will potentially look like.

At a community meeting Thursday, architect Greg Galieti of SHP Leading Design of Columbus, provided details on the interior, exterior and grounds of the facility. About 35 people were…

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