A Look at Gallia County
Gallia County combines abundant natural beauty with a comfortable living environment, highlighted by the historic and picturesque City of Gallipolis. Business and industry continue to thrive in Gallia County, through both expansion and new development. Transportation facilities offered by the Ohio River, a major thoroughfare from Pittsburgh to the Mississippi River, along with convenient rail and highway capacity, are fundamental for the ongoing growth of the Dan Evans Industrial Park. State-of-the-art medical facilities add another positive aspect and limitless opportunity for those who seek the ultimate environment in which to live.
The charm of the community, reflecting the subtle influence of French culture, is obvious when you wander through the quaint Historic Central Business District and the beautiful Historic Residential District of Gallipolis. A primary focus on education includes the presence of the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College, Gallipolis Career College and Buckeye Hills Career Center.
Attention to the importance of the arts offers an enhancement not always existing within a community. A variety of dining establishments, including those with oriental and Mexican cuisine, are easily found.
Outdoor enthusiasts find the rolling hills have much to offer, and are a hunter’s paradise. With so many cattle, dairy, sheep, swine and horse farms (as well as the raising of versatile crops), it is no wonder Gallia County is recognized as THE BEST IN RURAL AMERICA.
Gallia County truly provides a unique opportunity where business, industry and a positive social climate can flourish and succeed.