Jackson County Development Authority

167 Seneca Drive, Ripley, WV 25271(304) 372-1151

Welcome to Jackson County, West Virginia

Welcome to the Jackson County Development Authority’s website. The Jackson County Development Authority (JCDA) responds quickly to help businesses locate, grow and thrive in Jackson County, West Virginia. As the lead economic development agency in Jackson County, the JCDA oversees business attraction and development efforts along those same lines this site is also a tool for existing Jackson County businesses to use in their retention and expansion efforts. We also coordinate state programs and incentives for companies looking to grow or locate in the County. The Development Authority provides technical assistance, business expertise and works to provide financing to entrepreneurs and business start-ups. Whatever your needs are, we can support you and demonstrate the many facets that make Jackson County a great place to live and grow your business.

Partner Spotlight

City of Ravenswood

Nestled along the Ohio River, the City of Ravenswood is located in Jackson County, West Virginia. Home to over 3,500 residents and 1,600 households, the city is a little slice of paradise totaling 1.9 square miles in the northwest corner of the state.


The Jackson County Development Authority office maintains up-to-date listings of industrial parks, sites, buildings and available office space for your convenience.