Explore Fairfield County
As the fourth-fastest-growing county in Ohio over the past decade, Fairfield County supports more than 3,000 businesses and a population of more than 160,000 people. With a wide range of community surroundings, both metropolitan and rural, the county is a major manufacturing and agricultural hub.
Fairfield County Snapshot
The county’s history of farming and manufacturing combined with diverse educational opportunities provide businesses with the people, skills and assistance they need to keep their operations running at peak performance.
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Southeast of Columbus at the intersection of U.S. Routes 33 and 22
The county is home to 161,064 residents with a median age of 39.6
Fairfield County’s key cities include Canal Winchester, Lancaster and Pickerington
Claypool Electric, DK Manufacturing, NIFCO and The Oneida Group
Fairfield County is growing quickly due in part to the county’s commitment to the success of its businesses. The county’s strategic investments in infrastructure have paid off as breweries, manufacturers, warehouses and other businesses continue to establish new locations.
Fairfield County isn’t just industry, though. It boasts more than 5,000 acres of parkland and preserves, including part of the scenic Hocking Hills where waterfalls, remarkable hiking trails and amazing wildlife await.
Cities in Fairfield County
In the easternmost part of Fairfield County, Lancaster is a historical snapshot seated amid sweeping fields. The area’s key industry is livestock farming. Lancaster’s community offers welcoming small-town hospitality to people and businesses alike.
Canal Winchester is proud of its long history of craftsmanship. The tradition continues today in the form of breweries, wineries and manufacturers. Just 20 minutes from John Glenn International Airport and 10 minutes from Rickenbacker International Airport, it’s no surprise that businesses of all types have discovered the convenience of Canal Winchester.
Previously a small farming community, Pickerington has grown into one of Columbus’ most sprawling suburbs. The city’s affordable houses, good school district and beautiful park system have increasingly attracted young families. Additionally, the widening of State Route 256 has made it even more accessible to businesses.
Located due east of Columbus, Reynoldsburg might be best known in the business community for being the headquarters of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works. As one of the largest suburbs of Columbus, Reynoldsburg has much to offer both families and businesses.
Top employers in Fairfield County
City: Canal Winchester
Company Headquarters: Japan
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