Location & Infrastructure
Ready for Business.
With broadband service throughout the county for web-dependent businesses, an abundance of natural gas and reliable groundwater and miles of new pipeline, the county’s infrastructure is ready for business.
Central location and access to Interstate 81 connect the county to several states. The Clinch River provides water access to the Tennessee River and the fast, efficient transportation of the 234 miles of Tennessee’s Tombigbee Waterway.
Hancock County borders Virginia, and Interstate 81 is just 32 miles away. State highways include Highway 33, which runs the length of the county, as well as Highways 31, 63, 66, 70 and 131.
The nearest general aviation airport is Claiborne County Airport, which is less than 30 miles away. The nearest commercial service airport is Tri-Cities Regional, less than 70 miles away.
The Tennessee River, located less than 80 miles away in Knoxville, Tennessee, is the nearest navigable waterway.
|Nearest Commercial Service Airport||Tri-Cities Regional|
|Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport||67 miles|
|Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport||22|
|Nearest General Aviation Airport||Claiborne County Airport|
|Distance to Nearest General Aviation Airport||27.4|
|Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airpot||5,208'|
|Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)||32 minutes|
|Access of Interstate||I-81 (32 miles)|
|State Highways||31, 33, 63, 66, 70, 131|
|Nearest Port (From County Seat)||Knoxville|