County Overview of Washington County

APEG serves Washington 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: I-77, US 50, OH 7, OH 32
  • Rail through County: CSX Transportation Inc, Norfolk Southern Corp
  • Nearest Airport: Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport, 543 Airport Road, Williamstown WV
  • Distance – Airport to County Seat: 7.3 miles
  • County Seat: Marietta
Executive DirectorAndy Kuhn 740.350.2444

Southeastern Ohio Port Authority
204 Front Street, Suite 1
Marietta, Ohio 45750


Utilities, Employment & Education

Electricity Providers

  • Columbus Southern Power
  • American Electric Power
  • Washington Electric Cooperative Inc.
  • Dynegy

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas of Ohio
  • Dominion East Ohio
  • Direct Energy
  • Dynegy Washington Energy

Major Employers

  • KRATON Polymers LLC
  • Pioneer Group
  • Solvay Advanced Polymers
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
  • Eramet Marietta Inc.
  • Marietta Health System
  • Peoples Bancorp Inc.


  • AT&T Ohio
  • Suddenlink
  • Verizon
  • Time Warner

County News

Southeastern Ohio Port Authority gets new director

MARIETTA — The Southeastern Ohio Port Authority will see new leadership with the appointment of a Warren High

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Economic plan for Belpre unveiled

BELPRE — About 50 community members attended a special meeting Thursday to hear about a proposed strategic

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