County Overview of Scioto County

  • Highways through County: US 23, US 52, OH 73
  • Rail through County: CSX Transportation Inc and Norfolk Southern Corp
  • Nearest Airport: Greater Portsmouth Regional Airport, 138 Barklow Road, Portsmouth OH
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 14.1
  • County Seat: Portsmouth
DirectorRobert Horton (740) 355-8359

Southern Ohio Port Authority
342 Second Street, P.O. Box 544
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662


Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • Adams REA
  • Buckeye REA
  • Columbus Southern Power
  • Ohio Power
  • South Central REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas
  • Spectra Energy
  • Kinder Morgan

Major Employers

  • OSCO Industries-Grey Iron Castings
  • Taylor Lumber-Wood Products
  • Appalachian Hardwood Flooring-Wood Flooring
  • Vinyl Kraft-Insulated Replacement Windows
  • Sun Coke-Metallurgical Coke


  • AT&T Ohio
  • Frontier Communications
  • Minford Telephone Company

County News

Portsmouth on the rise?

Portsmouth and Scioto County are getting national attention for community commitment to economic development as seen in

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AEP Foundation presents gift to further SSU’s Innovation Accelerator

Shawnee State University Development Foundation has received a $200,000 commitment from the American Electric

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