The Southeast Ohio region takes up a third of the entire state and with over 1 million residents, it’s no wonder that Southeast Ohio makes up a large portion of Ohio’s workforce. The region largely focuses on manufacturing, energy, and agriculture with companies that specialize in metals, polymers and petrochemicals, hardwood products, food processing, heavy truck assembly, auto components, energy production, and more. With a low cost of living, beautiful state parks, and convenient access to metro areas like Cincinnati, Columbus, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland, you can find a little bit of everything in Southeast Ohio.
See what’s going on in the communities that make up Southeast Ohio
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When [hikers] reach Cedar Falls, they catch a glimpse of a dramatic 50-foot waterfall into a crystal pool below. Here hikers can descend a staircase and view the tallest tree in Ohio, a towering hemlock that extends upward 149 feet from the valley below.
- Barbara Barrielle -
Companies in our region routinely report that facilities have higher productivity and lower turnover than facilities in other locations. Competition for workers is less, and a good job is valued here.
Ohio Southeast Economic Development Website
Southeastern Ohio is on an upward trajectory, and I am optimistic that we can continue improving the economic well-being of our region.