Come for a Visit, Plan to Stay

Our communities offer a simple, relaxed lifestyle reminiscent of times past with friendly and welcoming neighborhoods. Meigs County schools are considered some of our communities’ greatest assets by hard working parents who know the value of a good education and who can trust that their schools will provide the quality education their children need to succeed.

Meigs County residents enjoy outstanding access to quality health care with providers offering general and specialty medical services at Holzer Meigs Clinic, Holzer Meigs ER, Hopewell Health Centers, Family Health Care and MedFlight of Ohio. No matter where you’re located in the county, emergency services are never far away.   

Residents here enjoy the low cost of living with affordable housing and utilities and the peace of mind that comes from living in a small community where people know their neighbors and neighbors look out for each other.

There’s plenty to do here, too. Along the banks of the Ohio River, Meigs County residents and visitors can enjoy a four-mile river walk, exploring all the unique and interesting shops, and dining in one of the great restaurants that line the riverfront. Those seeking outdoor activities will find rustic cabins and plenty of places to camp at Forked Run State Park. Visitors can enjoy striking views of the Ohio River from scenic vistas, hike on trails that wind through forested hills, and enjoy swimming and boating on Forked Run’s 102-acre lake.

Popular cultural attractions in Meigs County include the world-famous Fur-Peace Ranch and annual celebrations like the Big Bend Blues Bash, Party in the Park and the Sternwheel Riverfest which draw thousands of visitors each year to our riverfront towns. Those seeking big-city amenities will find them just a short drive away in Columbus, Ohio and Charleston, West Virginia. 

Use the links on this page to explore the lifestyle you can find in Meigs County. Linger here for a while and you’ll surely want to stay.