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Pike County Ohio: More Than Meets the Eye
Situated in South Central Ohio on the edge of Appalachia, the communities of Pike County are nestled in a landscape rich with natural beauty and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation.
Our communities are warm and welcoming of new people and businesses and bring a work ethic born of a long tradition of farm and factory work. Many employers are initially drawn to Pike County, Ohio for the workforce. With a regional workforce more than 285,000 within a fifty-mile drive, businesses know they don’t have to go far to find the workers they need.
Our communities offer plenty of places to dine and shop and cultural activities for all ages. With as wide range of housing options and a very low cost of living, families thrive in close-knit neighborhoods that are peaceful and safe.
Take a closer look, though, and you soon discover the many other reasons businesses are thriving in Pike County. The low cost of doing business, affordable utilities, and business-friendly governance give businesses of all kinds a distinct competitive edge here.
With easy access to several interstate-grade divided highways that connect to interstate highways in all directions, getting products to the more than 160 million consumers located within a single day’s drive – more than half of the U.S. population – couldn’t be easier. Add to that convenient connections to an extensive railroad system that connects to deep-water ports on Lake Erie and the East Coast, and you have unlimited options for shipping throughout the country and the world.
No matter what industry you’re in or whether your business is large or small, you will find everything you need to succeed here. Spend some time with us today – we’re sure you’ll want to stay. Just click on the links on this page to begin exploring all that Pike County, Ohio has to offer.