County Overview of Jefferson County

APEG serves Jefferson 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, OH 7
  • 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: Jefferson County Airport, 600 Airpark Drive, Wintersville, OH 43953
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 2.8 miles
  • County Seat: Steubenville
Executive Director of Economic DevelopmentEvan Scurti (740) 283-2476

Jefferson County Port Authority
600 Airpark Drive
Wintersville, Ohio 43953


Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • Carroll REA
  • Ohio Power
  • South Central REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas

Major Employers

  • Wal-Mart Distribution Center
  • Timet
  • First Energy
  • American Electric Power
  • H&H Screening and Graphics
  • MPW Industrial Services
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Trinity Healthcare Systems


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

County News

New marketing tool hopes to revitalize downtown Steubenville

The Jefferson County Port Authority is announcing a new marketing tool to help develop

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Port Authority has a new home

WINTERSVILLE — The Jefferson County Port Authority board of directors Friday afternoon agreed to sign a 12-month

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