We Are Knox County’s Economic Developer
+1 (740) 393-3806
P.O. Box 29
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Why Knox County?

Gifted with some of the finest landscape views in Ohio, our community offers the Rural Lifestyle – yet deeply connects with the Columbus metro

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Real Estate

Our community has high quality commercial real estate product – use our search tool or contact us to discuss

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Communities in Knox County bring to the table the entire toolbox of economic development incentives & financing mechanisms

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We Are Knox County’s Economic Developer

The Area Development Foundation’s understanding of Knox County’s high-quality workforce, shovel-ready commercial & industrial properties, and sophisticated economic development deal-making will impress you.

For more information on the benefits of locating your business in Knox County, Ohio please contact us at:

+1 (740) 393-3806

ADF is facilitating the COVID-19 Emergency Business Grant selection process

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If you are a Knox County business that has been impacted by COVID-19 you may be eligible for an emergency grant of up to $10,000.  Applications are reviewed by a committee weekly.  If you have questions contact the office at (740) 393-3806 or jeff@knoxadf.com.