Last updated 1:41AM ET
October 19, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Athens County Tourism
(2008-09-10)
(WOUB) - New numbers are out on tourism in Athens County and they show visitors generated business sales of 119-million dollars in 2007.

A report delivered yesterday by Convention and Visitors Bureau Director Paige Alost says "Tourism is an integral and driving component of the Athens County economy, sustaining 10-point-five percent of all jobs."

That would include jobs in recreation, retail and lodging.

The report says the number of jobs is nearly two-thousand....and the wages paid were 32-million dollars.
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