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County Contact Information

Evan Scurti, Executive Director of Economic Development

Jefferson County Port Authority
600 Airpark Drive
Wintersville, Ohio 43953

Phone: (740) 283-2476 Local Economic Development Website:

APEG serves Jefferson 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 22, OH 7

Rail through County: CSX Transportation Inc, Columbus and Ohio River Railroad, Norfolk Southern Corp, OHI-Rail Corporation, Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway Company

Nearest Airport: Jefferson County Airport, 600 Airpark Drive, Wintersville, OH 43953

Distance – Airport to County Seat: 2.8 miles

County Seat: Steubenville

Electric Service Providers

  • Carroll REA
  • Ohio Power
  • South Central REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas

Telephone Providers

  • AT&T Ohio
  • Frontier North
  • Windstream Western Reserve

Major Employers

  • Wal-Mart Distribution Center
  • Timet
  • First Energy
  • American Electric Power
  • H&H Screening and Graphics
  • MPW Industrial Services
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Trinity Healthcare Systems

Higher Education Institutions

Universities, Community Colleges, Technical Training
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