• Phone 740-283-2476
  • 500 Market St. 1st Floor, Suite 3, Steubenville, Ohio 43952

Our Mission


The Jefferson County Port Authority is the economic development engine serving Jefferson County.  We facilitate innovation and implement economic development initiatives that will

  • strengthen and diversify the economy,
  • provide employment opportunities,
  • enhance the quality of life, including education, cultural activities, and recreation opportunities for all county residents.

We effectively utilize the river, roadways, rail, air facilities, and natural resources inherent to Jefferson County.  Our development process is accountable, comprehensive, responsive, and inclusive.