Welcome to Pike County, Ohio!

An Easy-Going Lifestyle That’s Peaceful and Safe

The people of Pike County, Ohio enjoy the best of both worlds. While they are drawn to the slow-paced, small-town lifestyle here, they also know they can find all the big-city amenities they could want with Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio, Louisville or Lexington, Kentucky or Charleston, West Virginia all less than three hours away.

With a very low cost of living, affordable utilities, and a wide range of affordable housing options, families here thrive in close-knit neighborhoods that are peaceful and safe. Pike County residents also benefit from outstanding healthcare. Since 1958, Adena Pike Medical Center has been providing expert care to residents of all ages throughout the county, including primary medical care, inpatient surgical and critical care, and emergency room services.

Situated in South Central Ohio on the edge of Appalachia, Pike County’s communities lie nestled in a pastoral landscape rich with natural beauty and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation, including camping, hiking, fishing, kayaking, and more. Local outfitters Sunfish Valley Whitetails and Whitetails Only Outfitters offer hunting experiences that draw deer hunters throughout the country. With three state parks and private recreational facilities such as Long’s Retreat Family Resort, there are plenty of places to get away and play in Pike County.

When in the county, residents and visitors alike enjoy a warm and welcoming environment where they can shop, dine, and explore cultural attractions like Dogwood Pass, an authentic old-west town or one of the many historic sites throughout the county.

Come and explore Pike County, Ohio. It’s a great place to call home.