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Lawrence Economic Development Corporation

The Lawrence Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is a non-profit Community Improvement Corporation (CIC) formed under Chapter 1724, Ohio Revised Code.

The Lawrence Economic Development Corporation was formed in 1983 and was designated the economic development agent for the City of Ironton and Lawrence County. The goal of the agency is job creation and retention as well as to provide assistance in community enhancement projects such as the construction of parks and community centers throughout the county to help the citizens of Lawrence County.

The Lawrence Economic Development Corporation offers numerous services to area businesses and the community. The services include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Financing assistance
  • Technical assistance
  • Resource information
  • Community enhancement projects
  • Industrial development
  • Industrial development bonds
  • Site and building inventory

The Lawrence Economic Development Corporation administers a city and county-wide revolving loan fund, as well as a Regional 166 revolving loan fund. The LEDC is directed by a Board of Trustees, composed of local elected officials and local business leaders.

For more information, please contact us at:

Lawrence Economic Development Corporation 216 Collins Avenue South Point, Ohio 45680-0488 Tel: 740.377.4550 or 800.408.1334 Fax: 740.377.2091 Email: viviane@ledcorp.org

Greater Lawrence County Area Chamber of Commerce 216 Collins Avenue South Point, Ohio 45680-0488 Telephone: (740) 377-4550, (800) 408-1334 Fax: (740) 377-2091