County Overview of Perry County

APEG serves Perry 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 13, OH 37, OH 93
  • Rail through County: Norfolk Southern Corp, Ohio Rail Development Commission, Ohio Southern Railroad
  • Nearest Airport: Perry County Airport, 1870 Airport Rd SE New Lexington OH
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 1.8
  • County Seat: New Lexington
Executive DirectorJohn Ulmer (740) 342-3547

Perry County Chamber of Commerce
121 South Main Street
New Lexington, Ohio 43764


Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • Columbus Southern Power
  • Guernsey-Muskingum REA
  • Licking REA
  • Ohio Power
  • South Central REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas
  • Foraker
  • Southeast

Major Employers

  • Buckingham Coal
  • CerCo LLC
  • Cooper-Standard Automotive
  • Eclipse Aluminum Trailer, LLC
  • Ludowici Roof Tile
  • PCC Airfoils LLC
  • Shelly Materials Inc


  • AT&T Ohio
  • UTO (dba CenturyLink)
  • Frontier North
  • Windstream Ohio

County News

Landing train station roof restored to original form

Photo courtesy of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation; Workers instal new tiles- exact replicas of the originals- on the roof of the Landing train station in Roxbury Township

ROXBURY TWP. – There’s building restoration, and then there’s historically accurate building restoration.

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