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Located in northwest Tennessee, Obion County borders Kentucky and is just a short drive to Missouri and Arkansas. Obion County has an excellent road system, with access to Interstates 155 and 60 and 700+ miles of county roads and 200+ miles of state roads. Obion County's proximity to the Mississippi River affords businesses with port access, high quality water via the Memphis Sands aquifier, and strong agricultural industry. Businesses can also benefit from the local tax incentives, growing fiber optic installation and satellite as well as easy access to Memphis and Nashville. The county's Everett-Stewart Regional Airport has a 6500-foot runway with 450 acres of available property nearby.
Interstate 155, which starts in Missouri, turns into Interstate 69/U.S. Highway 51 and runs through Obion County. U.S. Highway 45 runs through the county to Jackson, Tennessee, where it reaches Interstate 40. The over 200 miles of state roads include State Highways 3, 5, 21, 22, 43, 78, 89, 157, 183, 184, 190, 214, 215, 216 and 431. Illinois Central Railroad, Norfolk Southern, IRW Railway and West Tennessee Railroad all serve the county.
Obion County has its own general aviation airport. The Everett-Stewart Regional Airport in Union City has a 6,500-foot runway and provides all the amenities of a larger airport without the hassle. McKellar Sipes Airport in Jackson is the nearest commercial service airport, just 66 miles away.
The Mississippi River at Port of Cates Landing in Tiptonville is the closest navigable waterway, just 25 miles away.
|Nearest Commercial Service Airport||McKellar Sipes (Jackson)|
|Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport||66 miles|
|Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport||7|
|Nearest General Aviation Airport||Everett Stewart (Union City)|
|Distance to Nearest General Aviation Airport||0 miles|
|Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airpot||6,503'|
|Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)||19.5|
|Access of Interstate||I-155|
|U.S. Highways||45, 51|
|State Highways||3, 5, 21, 22, 43, 78, 89, 157, 183, 184, 190, 214, 215, 216, 431|
|Nearest Port (From County Seat)||Tiptonville (Cates Landing)|
|Railroads Serving County||Illinois Central Railroad, NS, IRW Railway, West TN Railroad|