October 5, 2023
Projections show Union County growing even faster than originally thought, according to the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission. (Graphicsubmitted)

Aggressive projections still low for area growth


By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

Union County is not only growing faster than officials initially thought, it’s growing even faster than that.

William Murdock, the executive director of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) told the county commissioners that projections show the numbers seem even higher than the last time they met.

“Right now, our projection is to grow from 2.4 million to 3.1 million. This is a little faster than our last projection because of all the investments that have happened, certainly Honda up here, Intel, LG,” he said. “But it’s not dissimilar than what we’ve had before.”

When Murdock visited the commissioners in Decem…

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