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

Why Knox County?

We are an educated community, with well-ranked public schools and higher education institutions, and we are proud of our heritage. Simply put, Knox County offers the right business the Rural Lifestyle. But we know what we’re doing. We are deeply experienced in structuring economic development deals. And our community features a top-quality, independent hospital, faculty residents of the local colleges, and loyal workers with strong work ethics. All within an hour’s drive of downtown Columbus.

Knox County is comprised of Mount Vernon, the county seat and largest city, surrounded by development-minded communities like Apple Valley, Centerburg, and Fredericktown.

A great overview of our our community’s demographics and key indicators has been prepared by our partners at Columbus2020.

For additional data and assessments, click the links below to documents and reports that inform you of Knox County’s value proposition:

Knox County Priority Infrastructure Projects 2018

Knox County’s Economic Development Plan – 2018

Fredericktown Downtown Revitalization Study 2017

Knox County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) — 2016

Knox County — Top 25 Employers

Knox County Wage & Occupation data — 2017 OVERVIEW

Knox County Wage & Occupation data — 2017 FULL DATA SET