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County Contact Information

David Hansen, CIC Director

Perry County CIC
109 E. Gay Street
Somerset, OH 43783

Phone: (740)783.0309 Local Economic Development Website:

APEG serves Perry 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 13, OH 37, OH 93

Rail through County: Norfolk Southern Corp, Ohio Rail Development Commission, Ohio Southern Railroad

Nearest Airport: Perry County Airport, 1870 Airport Rd SE New Lexington OH

Distance – Airport to County Seat: 1.8

County Seat: New Lexington

Electric Service Providers

  • Columbus Southern Power
  • Guernsey-Muskingum REA
  • Licking REA
  • Ohio Power
  • South Central REA

Natural Gas Providers

  • Columbia Gas
  • Foraker
  • Southeast

Telephone Providers

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

Major Employers

  • Buckingham Coal
  • CerCo LLC
  • Cooper-Standard Automotive
  • Eclipse Aluminum Trailer, LLC
  • Ludowici Roof Tile
  • PCC Airfoils LLC
  • Shelly Materials Inc

Higher Education Institutions

Universities, Community Colleges, Technical Training
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