County Overview of Jackson County

APEG serves Jackson 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 35, OH 32
  • Rail through County: Ohio South Central Railroad
  • Nearest Airport: James A. Rhodes Airport, 1800 Keystone Station Road, Jackson OH
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 6 miles
  • County Seat: Jackson
DirectorSamuel L. Brady 740.286.2838

Jackson County Economic Development Partnership
920 Veteran’s Drive, Suite A
Jackson, Ohio 45640

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Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • Buckeye REC
  • City of Jackson Municipal Electric
  • AEP Ohio

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas
  • Pike

Major Employers

  • General Mills-Frozen Snacks
  • Bellisio Foods
  • Elemental Refining
  • Rumpke Waste Management-Landfill and Recycling
  • OSCO Industries-Grey Iron Castings
  • Speyside Bourbon Cooperage

Telephone

  • Frontier North
  • Minford

County News

Students in Jackson County, Ohio tour factory during manufacturing camp

JACKSON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) — Kids put on hair nets and earplugs before heading to the assembly line Monday, but not for work.

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Something’s brewing in Jackson

As of late February, Jackson is now home to its very own craft beer brewery and tap room. Sixth Sense Brewing

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