Location & Infrastructure
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Centrally located between the Mississippi and Tennessee rivers, Weakley County is within driving distance from the majority of major markets. With a number of available industrial sites, including a state certified site, three railroads serving the county and major U.S. Highway 45 running through the county, Weakley County has the location and infrastructure to help businesses succeed.
Weakley County borders Kentucky and is 26 miles away from Interstate 40. U.S. Highway 45 runs from Lake Superior through Weakley County north to south, and all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. State highways include TN 22, 43, 54, 89, 118, 124, 190, 216, 217, 239, 372, 431 and 445. The KWT Railway, Norfolk Southern, and West Tennessee Railroad all provide commercial shipping service in Weakley County.
The nearest general aviation airport is Everett-Stewart in Union City, located 19.7 miles away. It has a 6,503-foot long runway. McKellar Sipes in Jackson, 57 miles away, is the nearest commercial service airport.
The Port of Cates Landing in Tiptonville, Tennessee, just 60 miles away, is the closest navigable waterway and is one of the newest multimodal inland ports in the United States.
|Nearest Commercial Service Airport||McKellar Sipes (Jackson)|
|Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport||57 miles|
|Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport||7|
|Nearest General Aviation Airport||Everett Stewart (Union City)|
|Distance to Nearest General Aviation Airport||19.7|
|Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airpot||6,503'|
|Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)||20.9|
|Access of Interstate||I-40 (26 miles)|
|State Highways||22, 43, 54, 89, 118, 124, 190, 216, 217, 239, 372, 431, 445|
|Nearest Port (From County Seat)||Tiptonville (Cates Landing)|
|Railroads Serving County||KWT Railway, NS, West TN Railroad|