34449 SR 7, Pomeroy, OH 45759 (740) 992-2501
Meigs County is located in the southeast portion of the state bordering on West Virginia. State Routes 325, 338, and 681 cross the county east and west, and US Route 33, and SR 7, 124, and 143 run north and south. The Shade River flows into the Ohio River at the Meigs County eastern border.
Meigs County is part of Ohio’s Appalachian Region. Its principal industries are coal, wood products, and agriculture.
Major attractions in Meigs County include Forked Run State Park; Shade River State Forest; Meigs County Museum; Buffington Island State Park; Cook Monument; Old Courthouse at Chester; Pomeroy Historic District; Racine Locks and Dam; the Ohio River; and Meigs County Courthouse with every floor having a ground-level entry.
County Manager: John Burdette
Transportation Manager: James Durst