Boyd County, home to Ashland, is a thriving community in Northeastern Kentucky and the site of major industry expansion projects. Companies like Braidy Industry have chosen to locate in Ashland and that project alone is bringing over $1.7 billion in capital investment to the region. Ashland Community & Technical College, and Morehead State University are both located in Ashland, making it an attractive community for businesses looking to use the use Kentucky’s community & technical college system to offer workforce training, along with those looking to recruit directly from a university. Boyd County is also certified as an AeroReady Community for its infrastructure, airport with room to build, aviation-support services, the local talent and more.
Ashland and Boyd County’s location is also attractive to businesses. Located on the banks of the Ohio River where Kentucky meets neighboring Ohio and West Virginia (known as the Tri-State Area), businesses locating here can recruit from a three-state area and easily reach customers from this central location. The South Shore Opportunity Zone Project is located adjacent to Ashland and offers businesses these same businesses. Register here to learn more about the South Shore Project.
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