Location & Infrastructure
Low Business Costs. Convenient Location.
With a low cost of doing business, low property taxes and a convenient location, Cumberland County is the place to do business. Interstate 40, one of the nation's three busiest interstates, runs through the middle of the county, while Nashville is less than 130 miles away, and Knoxville is just over 45 minutes away. Most of the available sites are within one to five miles of Interstate 40 and served by existing interchanges or secondary roads from the interstate. The Crossville Memorial Airport-Whitson Field has a 5,400-foot runway, which allows larger corporate jet access.
One of the country's most traveled roads, Interstate 40, runs directly through Cumberland County, running northwest to southeast. U.S. Highways 70 and 127 run through the majority of the county as well. Additionally, State Highways 1, 24, 28, 68, 101, 282, 298, 299, 392 and 419 make traveling the county convenient.
Cumberland County has multiple options for air travel. Within the county is the general aviation airport, Crossville Memorial-Whitson Field, which has a 5,400-foot runway. The nearest commercial service airport, McGhee Tyson in Knoxville, is just 70 miles away and offers 79 flights daily.
The Tennessee River in Lenoir City is the closest navigable waterway.
|Nearest Commercial Service Airport||McKellar Sipes (Jackson)|
|Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport||70 miles|
|Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport||79|
|Nearest General Aviation Airport||Crossville Memorial - Whitson Field|
|Distance to Nearest General Aviation Airport||0 miles|
|Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airpot||5,418'|
|Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)||22.7|
|Access of Interstate||I-40|
|U.S. Highways||70, 127|
|State Highways||1, 24, 28, 68, 101, 282, 298, 299, 392, 419|
|Nearest Port (From County Seat)||Lenoir City|