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

Auglaize County, located in the heart of West Central Ohio, means lower costs, higher productivity and increased profits for you and your business. Businesses in Auglaize County benefit from the advantage of:

  • Easy access to profitable markets lowers costs.
    • Within a one-day drive of 60% of the US population and 50% of the Canadian population.
    • Located on I-75 midway between I-70 and I-80/90.
  • A strong supply chain across numerous key industries, improving efficiencies and profits.
  • An abundant, skilled labor supply which enhances productivity, quality, and profit.
  • Public-private support that eliminates obstacles and accelerates start-up time.
  • The lowest state taxes in the Midwest, making companies more competitive.
  • West Central Ohio’s outstanding quality of life which 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


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