The County That Connects Every Part of the Country

Made Famous by the Moniker “Midway USA”

The Halfway Point Between Eastern and Western America


Welcome to Edwards County


Mission/Vision Statement:

The mission of Edwards County is to provide quality public services in a cost-effective manner through innovation, leadership, and the cooperation of dedicated people.

Our Values:

1. Fiscal Responsibility – to provide good stewardship of public funds
2. Ethics & Integrity – providing responsible, ethical service on personal and professional levels
3. Accountability – being responsible to the public for resources entrusted in our care
4. Teamwork – increase communication and collaboration with other jurisdictions, agencies, and the private sector

Edwards County is known as Midway USA. Located halfway between New York and San Francisco, we are home to 2,800 residents and consist of 3 cities. Kinsley is home to the county seat and around 1,350 residents and has 3 major highways that run through it. Lewis is located in the eastern part of the county and is the second largest city with approximately 420 residents. The farthest eastern city is Belpre with around 200 people. On the Western side of the county at the edge of the county line is Offerle with 100 people.

Edwards County has rich history and citizens that are proud of their heritage and enjoy the pleasures and rewards of a small-town atmosphere.