County Overview of Ross County

APEG serves Ross 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 23, US 35, US 50
  • Rail through County: CSX Transportation Inc, Norfolk Southern Corp
  • Nearest Airport: Ross County Airport, 1296 Stone Road, Chillicothe OH
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 8.9 miles
  • County Seat: Chillicothe
DirectorTammy Eallonardo (740) 772-5100

Greater Chillicothe Ross County Development
45 E. Main Street
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601

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Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • AEP Ohio
  • Dayton Power & Light
  • South Central REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas
  • Pike
  • Vectren

Major Employers

  • Kenworth Truck Company-Class 8 Truck Manufacturing
  • Pixelle Specialty Products-Book Paper, Carbonless Forms and Microencapsulation Technology
  • YSK Corporation-Automotive Parts Manufacturing
  • Riffle Machine Works-Truck Parts Manufacturing
  • Horizon Telcom-Telephone and Broadband Communications Provider

Telephone

  • AT&T Ohio
  • Frontier North
  • Horizon Telecom

County News

Lindsay Goldberg Acquires Specialty Papers Business Unit of P.H. Glatfelter Company and Rebrands It Pixelle Specialty Solutions

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lindsay Goldberg has acquired the Specialty Papers Business Unit of P. H. Glatfelter Company, and rebranded it as Pixelle Specialty Solutions.

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Tammy Eallonardo to lead Chillicothe, Ross County economic development effort

CHILLICOTHE – Following a national search to find someone to spearhead economic development efforts for the city and

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