Interesting Facts

The unemployment rate in Lawrence County is 5.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Lawrence County jobs have Increased by 1.77 percent.

The Lawrence Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is a non-profit organization.

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

Industrial Development

Industrial Development Bonds

Site & Building Inventory