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County Contact Information

Larry Merry, Executive Director

Belmont County Port Authority
101 N. Market Street, Suite J
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950

Phone: (740) 695-4397 Local Economic Development Website:

APEG serves Belmont 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-70, US 250, OH 7

Rail through County: Norfolk Southern Corp and Wheeling/Lake Erie Railway Company

Nearest Airport: Barnesville-Bradfield Airport, Barnesville OH

Distance – Airport to County Seat: 22.8 miles

County Seat: St. Clairsville

Electric Service Providers

  • AEP
  • South Central REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas
  • Dominion East Gas Ohio

Telephone Providers

  • AT&T Ohio
  • Frontier Communications
  • Windstream Communications

Secondary Contact

Belmont County CIC
Sue Douglass, Executive Director
117 E. Main St.
St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950
(740) 695-9678

Major Employers

  • Barnesville Hospital Association
  • Belmont Community Hospital
  • East Ohio Regional Hospital
  • Stingray Energy Services
  • Murray Energy/Ohio Valley Coal
  • Commercial Vehicle Group
  • Nickles Bakery
  • United Dairy

Higher Education Institutions

Universities, Community Colleges, Technical Training
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