Developing a Strong Community

Gallia County has much to offer to both employers and employees. Employers who choose Gallia County as the prime location for their business enjoy many benefits:

• A skilled work force, available and strong
• Local tax abatement
• Community commitment to their success

Employees can work in a rural community, nestled among the rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio and bordered by the Ohio River, which provides an ideal place to live and raise their families.

Not only does the City of Gallipolis offer inducements to start as well as expand retail business and professional offices, the county has limitless possibilities for business and industry – including the 230-acre Dan Evans Industrial Park for ongoing development opportunities.

The State of Ohio, a leader in economic development, has incentives available to employers who establish or expand their business in this area.

They are:
• Meaningful incentives to help companies grow
• Tax credits that reward investment
• Job creation training assistance and other programs
• Local airport to handle executive jets
• Accessibility to - Gas - Water - Electricity - Transportation on U.S. Route 35

These inducements are internationally recognized for their effectiveness. In fact, more global companies have made Ohio their second home than any other state.

For Gallia County, the Ohio River is more than a scenic waterway – it is a working river that carries more than 200 million tons of cargo annually, providing a year-round, low cost transportation option for companies throughout the region.

Major employers in the area include Holzer Medical Center, Holzer Clinic, the Gallipolis Developmental Center, AEP-Gavin Plant, Ohio Valley Electric, Rockwell Automation, GKN, Supresta U.S. LLC, M & G Polymers USA, LLC and Toyota Automotive Manufacturers.


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