Business View Magazine | Volume 8, Issue 9

199 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE VOLUME 8, ISSUE 9 JEFFERSON CO S teubenville, Ohio, the capital of Jefferson County, is a city born of industry in the midst of reinvention. From the world of coal mining and steel manufacturing, Steubenville has gone on to put a lot of effort into economic recovery – branding itself as a city of murals, with over 25 of them downtown. Of note, it was also the birthplace of famous Rat Pack singer and actor, Dean Martin. The Steubenville-Jefferson County Visitors Centre has been leading the charge behind the push for redevelopment and Jefferson County Airport is a big asset when it comes to attracting business and residents to the area. “We are seeing a lot of growth in the industrial technology area,” says Brian Thaxton, Airport Manager, “and the Franciscan University has been growing like crazy in the last few years. What we are seeing as an airport is an increased demand for service because of our proximity to Pittsburgh.” This is in part due to the new Findlay Connector which has been built in western Pennsylvania A BEST-KEPT SECRET READY TO SOAR