A great location and a logical center for your business, Mahoning County in Northeast Ohio is part of the only metro area centered between Chicago and New York that provides easy overnight ground access to both. Youngstown, the central city, is also equidistant from two major cities, Cleveland and Pittsburgh. With great infrastructure and the ability to easily move products through the area, Mahoning County is the ideal place to locate your company.
With the city of Youngstown as a center of business and innovation, the Mahoning Valley, as it is also called, offers firms a qualified labor pool, available land and buildings with very competitive lease/build rates, ready access to the nation’s highways and ports and a pleasing, affordable quality of life.
Within a 75-mile radius of Youngstown-Warren, Ohio, 55 colleges and universities provide opportunities in advanced education. From 95 campus locations, these institutions furnish firms competing in the global marketplace with a highly trained and motivated workforce. Furthermore, many of these colleges and universities are nationally renowned in particular fields of study.
As a transportation center, the region features excellent connectivity to suppliers and customers alike through its two class-one rail providers and the east-west I-80/I-76 interstates. Highway access from State Route 11 provides a north-south roadway that leads directly from lake to river. The Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport in Vienna is equipped with a 9,003-foot runway — the longest in northeast Ohio — and a 5,000-foot secondary runway and accommodates both cargo and passenger aircraft.
Mahoning County is home to the renowned Butler Institute of American Art and Mill Creek MetroParks, the second largest metropolitan park in the U.S.
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