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County Contact Information

Bill Dingus, Executive Director

Lawrence Economic Development Corporation
216 Collins Avenue
South Point, Ohio 45680

Phone: (740) 377-4550 Local Economic Development Website:

APEG serves Lawrence 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 52, OH 93

Rail through County: Norfolk Southern Corp

Nearest Airport: The Lawrence County Airport does not provide passenger transport. The airport used for our county is Huntington Tri-State Airport. It is 14.4 miles from LEDC. Its address is Huntington Tri-State Airport, 1449 County Route 3/1, Huntington, WV 25704.

Distance – Airport to County Seat: 14.4 miles

County Seat: Ironton

Electric Service Providers

  • Buckeye REC
  • Columbus Southern Power
  • AEP Ohio

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas

Telephone Providers

  • AT&T Ohio
  • Frontier North

Major Employers

  • Liebert Industries-Electrical Component
  • McGinnis Inc.-Barge Restoration and
    Tug Services
  • McSweeney’s-Machine Fabrication
  • Engines, Inc. of Ohio-Machine Fabrication
  • Orica, Inc.- Mining Industry-Manufacturing

Higher Education Institutions

Universities, Community Colleges, Technical Training
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