Partnering with Columbus 2020, the regional economic development organization for the Columbus Region, Madison County has participated in a Prepared Communities Win Initiative. This initiative offers comprehensive industry and economic data about Madison County. Please use the following link to review the Madison County Prepared Communities Win report: PCW Madison County
|Ohio Edison||Contact: Tim Suter |
|Columbia Gas of Ohio||Contact: Tommy Young |
|Utility Pipeline Ltd.||Contact: Jimmy Fedevich |
Water and Sewer
|City of London|
|Village of Mt. Sterling|
|Village of West Jefferson|
|Village of Plain City|
If you're looking to rent or buy your next place to call home, consider Madison County. Historic, well-maintained homes are available in all of our communities. In addition to our historic homes, new homes are being built in London and Plain City. Every community offers green space for children to play and for people to enjoy the outdoors!
|Mean Value Owner-Occupied Units||$150,900|
|Mean Travel Time to Work||23 minutes|
Lake Choctaw offers beautiful, high-end homes on a private lake and lodge just north of London.
Please browse our other communities for real estate listings:
Madison County is in a favorable location within Ohio that includes a robust transportation system with easy multi-state access. In addition to being 18 miles from Columbus, Interstates 70 and 71 connect our businesses to additional major metropolitan markets. Other major highways in the county include U.S. Route 42, US Route 40 and State Routes 56, 38, 142 and 665.
|Cincinnati||1 hr. 20 mins|
|Cleveland||2 hrs. 30 mins|
|Indianapolis||2 hrs. 15 mins|
|Pittsburgh||3 hrs. 15 mins|
|St. Louis||5 hrs. 45 mins|
A Norfolk Southern rail line runs through London, Ohio and Madison County.
The 11 county Columbus Region is home to over 2 million people and 63 colleges and universities with 20,000 graduates annually. The Ohio State University, Ohio Dominican University, Franklin University, Capital University, Columbus State are all within a half an hour drive from Madison County. Clark State Community College and Wittenberg University in Springfield are also within a 30-minute drive from our county.
Madison County is also home to four public school districts: London, Jefferson, Jonathan Alder and Madison-Plains. St. Patrick School is a K-8 parochial school located in the City of London. Tolles Career Technical Center serves as the career tech school in Madison County. Some programs offered to high school students at Tolles are Health Science, Construction and Manufacturing, Agriculture and Environmental, Law and Public Safety and Arts & Communication.
|High School +||Associate Degree +||Bachelor Degree +|
|State of Ohio||88%||38.8%||30.6%|
Our skilled and highly dedicated workforce can be found in Madison County or drawn from our surrounding communities. In addition to drawing from Madison County, businesses also draw workers from Clark, Union, Franklin, Pickaway, Greene and Champaign counties, to name a few.
|Rate (July 2018)||4.0%|
Workforce training and development is offered through Tolles Career Technical Center. Tolles offers customized training programs for businesses and adult education courses for individuals looking to develop new skills or enhance the skills they currently possess.
Madison County is home to a diverse set of industries, from manufacturing and distribution to research & development, healthcare and retail. Some of the larger employers in the County are Stanley Electric US, Target (Distribution Center), Bon Ton (Distribution Center), Nissen Chemitec America, Restoration Hardware, Staples (Distribution Center), DB Schenker and Mars Petcare, Jefferson Industries, Battelle, and Keihin Thermal Technology America.
Employment by Industry
|Leisure & Hospitality||6.1%|
|Education & Healthcare||7.4%|
|Transportation & Utilities||13.2%|