Soon after the shipping company DHL left during the recession in 2008, Wilmington, Ohio was in bad shape. The town of 12,000 relied on the well-paying jobs and benefits that the plant offered.
Wilmington got a recent boost from a new commerce giant. Amazon is now flying planes in and out of the former DHL air park.
Realtor.com tells the story of two twenty-somethings that took over the town’s chamber of commerce.