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America's great Ohio River Valley BasinGATEWAY to the UPPER OHIO VALLEY

America's great Ohio River Valley Basin

It is a short drive to I-77 and I-79, major, north-south freeways. It has all the amenities of a modern, industrial/commercial park with a gently rolling landscape and heavy duty infrastructure.

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GATEWAY to the UPPER OHIO VALLEY

Belmont County is the center of Eastern Ohio, sharing development in the Ohio River Valley with Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Situated in the Buckeye State’s Appalachian foothills, it is a key region of Ohio’s economic development.

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The Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) of Belmont County, Ohio, is a non-profit corporation that has been dedicated to economic development since 1962.

Our mission:  to create, advance, encourage, and promote industrial, economic, commercial, research, workforce capacity, and civic development.

Belmont County, Ohio: Gateway to the Upper Ohio Valley

Belmont County:

  • is the center of eastern Ohio, sharing development in the Upper Ohio River Valley with Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
  • is the heart of the Utica and Marcellus Shale.
  • has I-70 running through the county east and west while our neighbors to each side have I-77 and I-79 running north and south to major markets including Pittsburgh, Washington D.C., Indianapolis, St. Louis, Atlanta, Charleston, Cleveland, Detroit and Buffalo – all within a 500 mile drive.  The transportation modes serve more than 50% of the nation’s population and more than 60% of its manufacturing plants – all within overnight travel to Belmont County.

The county seat of St. Clairsville, Ohio, located in the center of the county, is 70 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, PA.