Why Choose GCRCD

Logistics! With close proximity to both Columbus and Cincinnati, our industries enjoy easy access to US 23 (north/south), US 35 and US 50 (east/west).  Ross County is located in Foreign Trade Zone #138.  Goods may enter and leave the zone without formal customs entry, saving both time and money.  Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK), one of the world’s only cargo-dedicated airports, is located just 40 miles north of Chillicothe.

The pro-business mindset of Ohio’s Common Sense Initiative is reinforced by our willingness to assist in permitting at the county level.  You will enjoy one of the lowest business tax burdens in the country by locating in southern Ohio.

Ross County enjoys an abundant water supply from the Teays Valley aquifer and electric, natural gas and fiber services are available at competitive rates.  The southern Ohio workforce is known for their strong work ethic and personal pride in a job well done.   We have many sources waiting to assist you in hiring and training your new workforce.



 

Kenworth Truck Company

2,400 Employees

65 Kenworth Drive, Chillicothe, OH  45601

www.kenworth.com

Adena Health System

2,700 Employees

272 Hospital Road, Chillicothe, OH 45601

www.adena.org

Pixelle Specialty Solutions. LLC.

1,100 Employees

232 E. Eighth Street, Chillicothe, OH 45601

www.pixellepaper.com

Strategically Located

About sixty percent of the population of the United States is located within a day’s drive from Ross County. Located in the heart of southern Ohio, manufacturers enjoy easy access to the Heartland Corridor to the north, the Ohio River to the south, and many major metropolitan areas.

 

MILES

HOURS

Columbus, OH

48

1.0

Cincinnati, OH

105

1.7

Charleston, WV

117

2.0

Toledo, OH

182

3.2

Cleveland, OH

191

3.2

Indianapolis, IN

195

3.0

Louisville, KY

204

3.2

Pittsburgh, PA

226

3.5

Detroit, MI

242

4.2

Chicago, IL

374

6.0

Nashville, TN

378

6.0

Charlotte, NC

381

6.0

Washington, DC

409

6.7

St. Louis, MO

437

6.8

Toronto, ON

477

7.5

Atlanta, GA

516

8.5

New York, NY

577

9.2

Jobs Created
0
Unemployment Down
0%
Median Household Income Up
0%
Property Valuation
Up
0%
*Compared to 2010 statistics