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County Contact Information

Sara Marrs-Maxfield, Executive Director

340 West State Street, Suite 26
Athens, Ohio 45701

Phone: (740) 597-1420 Local Economic Development Website:

APEG serves Athens 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 33, US 50, OH 32

Rail through County: Kanawha River Railroad

Nearest Airport: Ohio University Airport

Distance – Airport to County Seat: 11.8 miles

County Seat: Athens

Electric Service Providers

  • Buckeye REA
  • AEP Ohio Power
  • Washington REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas
  • Southeast

Telephone Providers

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

Major Employers

  • Diagnostic Hybrids Inc
  • ED MAP Inc
  • O’Bleness Memorial Hospital
  • Rocky Boot Company
  • Sunpower Inc
  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Higher Education Institutions

Universities, Community Colleges, Technical Training
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