1-day drive to around 60% of the US population

Experience unparalleled quality, variety & enjoyment

Already home to eight Fortune 500 companies

Wide ranging educational opportunities

Featured Sites & Buildings

The Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority is continuously updating available sites and buildings in our community. To search our existing database, please visit the GIS Planning Webpage to begin a customized search of sites and buildings.

Zanesville Area Students Excelling in STEM/Robotics Programs

Below you will find a link to allow you to view a recent Robotics Video featuring the programs in the Zanesville area for student involvement in STEM education.  The program started at Zanesville High School under the direction of Dr. Bill Stewart and is currently...

National Road Business Park Receives $3.1M Grant

JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE) and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority today announced that JobsOhio is providing a $3.1 million JobsOhio grant to support development of the National Road Business Park in Muskingum County. The...

Spectrum Raising Wages and Hiring at Local Call Center

Spectrum has announced it will offer its frontline employees a $1.50 an hour increase, due to the challenging environment created by COVID-19. The company will also continue raises so all current and future employees have a starting pay rate of at least $20 an hour by...

Zanesville Ranked #6 Micropolitan in the U.S.

According to Site Selection’s Governor’s Cup final 2019 rankings, Zanesville was named the No. 6 Micropolitan in the United States. A Micropolitan community is defined as having population between 10,000 – 50,000 and covers at least one county. Throughout the year,...

Executive Director

Matt Abbott serves as the Executive Director for the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority (ZMCPA).  He is a graduate of John Glenn High School, Muskingum University, BA and Salem University, M.Ed. 

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Business Development Specialist

Amy Young serves as the Business Development Specialist for the the Zanesville-Muskingum County Port Authority (ZMCPA). Prior to joining the ZMCPA, she worked for State Farm and in the tax industries.

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Living Here

From relaxing outdoor recreation to notable historical sites, from unique shopping and fine dining, we have it all.  We’ve got small-town charm with all the amenities of big cities.