Within 500 Miles of:
  • 60% of the US population
  • 50% of the Canadian population
  • 63% of all US manufacturing
  • 70% of all North American manufacturing
  • 63% of all US retail operations
  • 80% of all US corporate headquarters

What Makes Us Different


Hometown Opportunity

Governor's Cup

Right To Work

Beyond Shovel Ready

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Auglaize County Economic Development Coalition


The Advantages in Auglaize County, the heart of West Central Ohio, means lower costs, higher productivity and increased profits.

Easy access to profitable markets lowers costs.

  • • Within one-day drive of 60% of US populations and 50% of Canadian populations
  • • Located on I-75 midway between I-70 and I-80/90

A Strong supply chain across numerous key industries improves efficiencies and profits.
An Abundant, skilled labor supply improves productivity, quality, and profit.
Public-private support eliminates obstacles and accelerates start-up time.
The lowest state taxes in the Midwest makes companies more competitive.
West Central Ohio’s outstanding quality of life attracts and retains the best talent.

We're here to help your project succeed!


Shovel Ready Industrial Sites

Ranging from 20 to 450 Acres

Local Leadership

Strong Support for Businesses

Public Power Communities

Affordable Utility Rates & Dependable Service

World Class Workforce

Skilled, Reliable & Available

Telecommunications

Fiber Optics, Broadband, National/Local Providers

Educational Excellence

Public Schools with Outstanding Records

Transportation Advantages

Interstate 75 & US 33 Corridors & Two Rail Options

Nationally Recognized Healthcare

Our Hospitals are Rated in the Top 1% of All Hospitals

Neil Armstrong General Aviation Airport

Corporate Jet Capable

Recreation And Relaxation

Auglaize County Boasts Ohio's Largest Inland Lake