Pickaway Progress
Here at Pickaway Progress Partnership (P3) we strive to:

  • Promote and market the advantages of locating business in the County
  • Promote a stronger business enviroment
  • Deliver a seamless network of economic development services
Pickaway County is Central Ohio’s next frontier to expand or locate your business. Here are just a few reasons why Pickaway County is the place to be:

• Norfolk Southern's Hearltand Corridor Intermodal Terminal

• Affordable land that is competitive with sites in the Columbus MSA

• An excellent transportation network:
  • Two-class I railroads- Norfolk Southern and CSX
  • US 23- a four-lane divided federal highway
  • Rickenbacker International Airport's air cargo hub
• A productive, affordable and large workforce:
  • Labor Force of over 1,000,000 in 15-county region
With a current population of over 56,000, Pickaway County is poised to grow upwards of 18,000 residents by the year 2030. The area has a rural character and work ethic but has all the comforts of being situated in a large metropolitan area.



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Listen to Ryan Scribner on WBEX Radio discuss the economic development activities happening in Pickaway County and Circleville, Ohio.


Commissioners Present 2016 Forecast Commissioners Present 2016 Forecast - 2/4/2016
The Pickaway County Commissioners presented their 2016 county forecast at the Pickaway County Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast on Wednesday.  The commissioners considered 2015 to be a very successful year and said they have a lot in store for 2016. One of the main focuses this year will be on economic development.


Although pumpkins are a beloved symbol of Circleville’s history and identity, there’s a new “P” word of significance in this community’s future: progress.

Like many small towns in Ohio, the last few decades have been an ongoing test of resilience and economic survival for Circleville and Pickaway County. Now after 15-plus years, collective perseverance and dedicated planning are paying off with a development boom in full progress.


Economic plan has Circleville optimistic Economic plan has Circleville optimistic - 1/16/2016
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — As Ryan Scribner stands in a muddy parking lot, his voice is nearly drowned out by the noise from nearby construction equipment moving earth and spreading gravel at a business that’s expanding.


Circleville Residents Urged to Post Stories on Social Media for ABC Competition Circleville Residents Urged to Post Stories on Social Media for ABC Competition - 1/8/2016
CIRCLEVILE_ The America's Best Communities (ABC) Team is asking the public to take to social media and the internet to share their stories about why Circleville is a great place to live and work.