Portsmouth Ohio

Where Southern Hospitality Begins

Welcome to Portsmouth Ohio

Located within two hours of both Cincinnati and Columbus, Portsmouth is a classic Southern Ohio community and the county seat of Scioto County; serving a population of nearly 21,000 people and a business community of about 3,000 employers.

Our downtown preserves the history and architecture of the region through many national historic sites, and we have a nationally accredited main street program. We offer great educational opportunities, a 10-year projected job growth rate that is nearly triple the national average, and incredible tourist attractions and accommodations. We know you'll love it here, and we look forward to welcoming you to our community.