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Why Locate in Carroll County Ohio?

Carroll County is an Excellent Location for your Business

Carroll County is at the heart of the Utica Shale revolution with more permits and completed wells than any other county in the State of Ohio. Businesses and industries that utilize natural gas as an input gain a competitive advantage by having the ability to purchase either wellhead gas or pipeline gas at attractive prices in Carroll County.

Carroll County has an attractive workforce with very competitive wage rates. Our average wage is lower than that of surrounding, more developed counties. This allows companies to attract skilled workers at a lower cost to boost productivity.

Carroll County offers incentives to employers who propose to hire in excess of 30 individuals.

These incentives may include tax abatements, tax credits for job creation, grants for extension of infrastructure, workforce development assistance, and JobsOhio incentives that are available statewide. The Carroll County Economic Development team will custom-tailor a package to fit your needs as an employer in Carroll County.

More information regarding incentives can be found here:

Business Grants, Loans and Tax Credits:

Community Grants, Loans, Bonds, and Tax Credits:

Carroll County provides an exceptional quality of life. The county offers all the benefits of a quiet, rural lifestyle while having a metropolitan area only 20 miles away.

To obtain an overview of how to begin the process of locating in Carroll County, please contact Carroll County Economic Development.