Perry County
Information and Logistics

Highways


Interstate 64 cuts through the northern portion of Perry County, offering shippers speedy access to the national transportation system. Highway 37, a “Super Two” highway, provides a quick link from various portions of the county to I-64.

Utilities

ELECTRICITY

Industrial rates for electricity in Perry County are among the lowest in the nation. Also, a special Economic Development Service Agreement can be constructed if the energy demand and load requirements are substantial. The Utility provider will work to devise a variety of demand-side management options for controlling energy costs.

TELEPHONE & FIBER

Perry County’s telecommunications network is unsurpassed with the latest in digital technology and fiber optics capabilities. The region’s state-of-the-art system connects with businesses around the world from a community where the quality of life is high and costs are low, providing a business with an efficient and productive operation.

WATER & SEWER

With special service enhancements in each industrial park, water and sewer services are available in the quantities, pressures and flow-rates that guarantee maximum manufacturing efficiency. Perry County’s water supply comes from massive underground aquifers that provide a virtually unlimited source. Finally, because the Ohio River borders Perry County, the supply of non-contact water, for all practical purposes, is inexhaustible.

NATURAL GAS

Industrial rates for electricity and gas in Perry County are among the lowest in the nation. Should your electric demand and load be substantial, your business may qualify for a special Economic Development Service Agreement.

Workforce

Perry County and the surrounding area (50 mile radius) maintains a reputation for a strong, productive workforce. The unique educational and training programs made available to its citizens continue enhancing this reputation. The Perry County Development Corporation is proud to be working with the Perry County Learning Partnership and the Perry County College Success Coalition to help increase post-secondary education for the purposes of better educating the Perry County workforce.

Labor Force

399,700

Employed

382,000

Unemployed

17,700

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Top Employers

Perry County Memorial Hospital

Address 8885 State Highway 237 Tell City IN Phone: (812) 547-7011 Fax: (812) 547-0169 Website: http://www.pchospital.org

Biography

Photo of Perry County Memorial Hospital

One of the county’s largest employers, Perry County Memorial Hospital has provided quality healthcare since 1950. A new state-of-the-art facility opened doors in 2015. Clinics serving the communities of Cannelton, Leopold, Tell City and Troy.

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