County Overview of Lawrence County

APEG serves Lawrence 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 52, OH 93
  • Rail through County: Norfolk Southern Corp
  • Nearest Airport: The Lawrence County Airport does not provide passenger transport. The airport used for our county is Huntington Tri-State Airport. It is 14.4 miles from LEDC. Its address is Huntington Tri-State Airport, 1449 County Route 3/1, Huntington, WV 25704.
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 14.4 miles
  • County Seat: Ironton
Executive DirectorBill Dingus (740) 377-4550

Lawrence Economic Development Corporation
216 Collins Avenue
South Point, Ohio 45680

Website

Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • Buckeye REC
  • Columbus Southern Power
  • AEP Ohio

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas

Major Employers

  • Liebert Industries-Electrical Component
    Manufacturing
  • McGinnis Inc.-Barge Restoration and
    Tug Services
  • McSweeney’s-Machine Fabrication
  • Engines, Inc. of Ohio-Machine Fabrication
  • Orica, Inc.- Mining Industry-Manufacturing

Telephone

  • AT&T Ohio
  • Frontier North

County News

HarbisonWalker job fair gets good turnout

SOUTH POINT, Ohio – HarbisonWalker International had plenty of qualified candidates for the more than 30 jobs it’s planning

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LEDC spends $10M for industrial park

IRONTON – The Lawrence Economic Development Corporation is spending about $10 million to establish an industrial park at

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