Location & Infrastructure
Connected to everything.
With close proximity to major corporations like Volkswagen, Amazon, Whirlpool, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory as well as the cities of Knoxville and Chattanooga, Bledsoe County offers the expanse needed for R&D and agricultural companies as well as easy access to more metropolitan areas. Bledsoe County is home to respected businesses in the welding, health and medical supplies and manufacturing industries as well as the region's largest hospital.
The 100% broadband coverage provided by the Bledsoe Telephone Cooperative makes doing business in Bledsoe County seamless.
Major U.S. highways include Highway 127, passing through the city north to south, and I-40 is 20 miles away. State roads include Highway 30, which runs east to west and Highways 28, 101, 284, 285, 301 and 443.
The Mark Anton Airport, located in Dayton, Tennessee, has a 5,000-foot asphalt runway and is just 20 miles from Pikeville. The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport is less than 60 miles from Pikeville. It has many of the same amenities found in a larger airport but with the convenience and hospitality only a smaller airport can offer.
Chattanooga offers the closest navigable waterway, along the Tennessee River, which connects to over 16,000 miles of navigable waterways, including the Gulf of Mexico and the Great Lakes.
|Nearest Commercial Service Airport||Chattanooga Metropolitan|
|Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport||58 miles|
|Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport||43|
|Nearest General Aviation Airport||Mark Anton (Dayton)|
|Distance to Nearest General Aviation Airport||20.3 miles|
|Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airpot||5,001'|
|Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)||33.1|
|Access of Interstate||I-40 (20 miles)|
|State Highways||28, 30, 101, 284, 285, 301, 443|
|Nearest Port (From County Seat)||Chattanooga|