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.

County Contact:

Rick Szabrak

Economic and Workforce Development Director
Fairfield 33 Alliance


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

Notable Cities

Fairfield County’s key cities include Canal Winchester, Lancaster, and Pickerington

Notable Businesses

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

Top employers in Fairfield County

Industry: Other
Operation: HQ
City: Lancaster
Industry: Automotive and Mobility
Operation: HQ
City: Lancaster
Industry: Automotive and Mobility
Operation: Manufacturing
City: Canal Winchester
Company Headquarters: Japan
Industry: Other
Operation: Manufacturing
City: Lancaster
Industry: Automotive and Mobility
Operation: Manufacturing
City: Lancaster
Industry: Food and Beverages
Operation: Manufacturing
City: Lancaster
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