Jefferson County Office

500 Market St, Suite 512
Steubenville, OH 43952

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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Ohio State University Extension is back to having office hours open to the public Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. If you are planning to visit the Jefferson County Extension office on Tuesdays or Thursdays, please call 24 hours ahead to schedule a time. We will continue to telework during the rest of the business week until further notice and can still be reached via phone and email 8AM – 4:30PM Monday through Friday for immediate assistance. When planning to visit the office during the times listed below, come prepared and follow social distancing guidelines. We are requiring anyone entering the office to wear a mask – if you do not have a mask, one will be provided. Only 2 customers will be allowed in the office at one time due to spacing restrictions. We are more than happy to provide curbside assistance or meet you on the main floor as well – just call our office at 740-264-2212 when you arrive, and someone will be down to meet you.

Our open-to-the-public hours are the following:

Mondays 8AM-2PM

Wednesdays 8AM-4PM

Fridays 8AM-4PM

Staff continue to telework and can be reached by email:

If you need to drop off paperwork or forms, please slip under the main office door (Suite 512) ONLY.

County News

  1. ODA And OSU Extension Kick Off 2021 Ohio Victory Gardens Program

    REYNOLDSBURG, OH (March 30, 2021) – It’s time to get your hands dirty and start growing! The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and OSU Extension Offices are kicking off the second year of the Victory Gardens Program.
  2. ODA Proposed Rules for Spotted Lanternfly - 901:5-56

    Now that the spotted lanternfly has been identified in Jefferson County, the Ohio Department of Agriculture Division of Plant Health has drafted new rules in Chapter 901:5-56 to address the invasive insect. On March 10, 2021, the rules were submitted to stakeholders. The stakeholder comment period...
  3. 2021 4-H Week Window Decorating

    Window Decorating Theme:  #Opportunity4ALL  @OSU Extension Jefferson County 4-H