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County Contact Information

Matt Abbott, Executive Director

Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority
205 N. 5th Street
Zanesville, OH 43701

Phone: (740)455-0742 Local Economic Development Website:

APEG serves Muskingum 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 22, US 40, OH 16

Rail through County: Columbus and Ohio River Railroad, Norfolk Southern Corp, Ohio Central Railroad Inc, Ohio Rail Development Commission, Ohio Southern Railroad

Nearest Airport: Zanesville Municipal Airport, 850 Airport Rd, Zanesville OH

Distance – Airport to County Seat: 7.2 miles

County Seat: Zanesville

Electric Service Providers

  • FrontierREA
  • Guernsey-MuskingumREA
  • LickingREA
  • OhioPower
  • SouthCentralREA

Natural Gas Providers

  • ColumbiaGas
  • Gasco
  • NIED

Telephone Providers

  • AT & T Ohio
  • UTO (dba Century Link)
  • Frontier North
  • Windstream Ohio
  • Windstream Western Reserve

Major Employers

  • Genesis Healthcare System
  • Zandex
  • Dollar General Distribution Center
  • Auto Zone Distribution Center
  • Time Warner

Higher Education Institutions

Universities, Community Colleges, Technical Training
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