The Ohio River, Washington County’s southern boundary, serves as a main artery for river transportation in the United States with the potential for additional river ports. Washington County has over 23 barge ports and two public barge dock facilities with the potential for more.

  • Marietta Industrial Enterprises’ Dockside facility near Constitution

  • Price Inland Terminal near Belpre

  • Muskingum

  • Little Hocking

  • Little Muskingum

Washington County has significant river frontage on the Ohio River to enable barge shipping from Pittsburgh to New Orleans. Port facilities are available for numerous cargos such as coal, aggregates, grains, chemicals or fuels, ores, minerals and containerized freight and other supplies.