Location & Infrastructure
All Roads Lead Here.
Located at the intersection of Interstate 40 and Interstate 81, and less than 35 miles from Interstate 75, Jefferson County offers businesses ready access to major shipping and trade routes. U.S. Highway 11E and State Highway 92 both run through the county and provides easy access to the interstates and neighboring counties. Two general aviation airports are located on each side of the county—Moore-Murrell Field in Morristown is just 10 miles away, and Gatlinburg–Pigeon Forge Airport in Sevierville is 20 miles away. Norfolk Southern railway runs through the county and operates in 22 eastern states.
Sound utility companies service the county with gas, electric, water and sewer. Various high-speed internet options are available throughout Jefferson County.
Both Interstate 81 and Interstate 40 pass through Jefferson County, easily connecting travelers to the neighboring counties and states. U.S. Highways include 11, which runs 1,645 miles, as well as 25, 70 and 411. State Highways include 9, 32, 34, 35, 66, 92, 113, 139, 341 and 363. Norfolk Southern Railway serves Jefferson County.
The nearest general aviation airport is just 17.6 miles away at the Moore-Murrell Field Airport in Morristown. McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville is less than 45 miles away and operates 79 flights daily.
The Tennessee River is the closest navigable waterway, with a commercial port in Knoxville.
|Nearest Commercial Service Airport||McGhee Tyson (Knoxville)|
|Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport||75 miles44|
|Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport||79|
|Nearest General Aviation Airport||Moore-Murrell Field (Morristown)|
|Distance to Nearest General Aviation Airport||17.6|
|Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airpot||5,717'|
|Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)||25.9|
|Access of Interstate||I-40 & I-81|
|U.S. Highways||11, 25, 70, 411|
|State Highways||9, 32, 34, 35, 66, 92, 113, 139, 341, 363|
|Nearest Port (From County Seat)||Knoxville|
|Railroads Serving County||Norfolk Southern Railway|