About Holmes County
Holmes County is well-known for its rolling farmland and thriving Amish community. What many people are surprised to learn is that manufacturing is a fundamental driver of the local economy. Manufacturing is the leading business sector, in terms of number of employment positions and amount of related annual compensation. For a firsthand perspective of manufacturing in Holmes County, check out our manufacturing success stories in the “grow” and “move” here portions of the website.
Interested in demographic data?
Take a look at the Holmes County Profile available for download in the sidebar. To learn more about living, shopping and playing in Holmes County, please check out the following websites:
Key / Core Industries
- Furniture & wood products manufacturing
- Cheese production
- Natural resources & mining
- Construction & building supplies
““The Holmes County Economic Development Council creates a great environment for connecting people and resources that need to work together. And they’ve always been responsive, with a quick turnaround, serving area businesses well.”
—James Troyer, Troyer Owner”