Location & Infrastructure
Solid Infrastructure in a Central Location.
Centrally located in West Tennessee, Chester County is 18 miles from Jackson, less than 90 miles to Memphis and roughly 150 miles to Nashville. The county stays connected through an exceptional gigabit fiber network and strives to maintain access to nearby state-of-the-art healthcare facilities for its residents.
U.S. Highway 45, a border-to-border route connecting Lake Superior to the Gulf of Mexico, runs through the county as a major four-lane highway. McKellar Sipes Airport is both a commercial and general aviation airport, just 24 miles away. Rail spurs are available at some county business sites.
Interstate 40, one of the nation's most traveled east-west expressways, is just 21 miles away. U.S. Highway 45, a major north-south route, passes through the middle of the county. Other state highways include 5, 22, 100, 125, 197, 200, 201, 224, 225 and 365. Chester County is served by both Norfolk Southern Railway and West Tennessee Railroad.
McKellar Sipes Airport in Jackson, just 24 miles away, is the nearest general aviation and commercial service airport and has a 6,000-foot runway. Memphis International Airport, less than 90 miles away, is a FedEx and Southwest Airlines hub and provides flights to 39 destinations with 583 flights weekly.
The nearest port is located in New Johnsonville, Tennessee on the Tennessee River.
|Nearest Commercial Service Airport||McKellar Sipes (Jackson)|
|Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport||24 miles|
|Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport||7|
|Nearest General Aviation Airport||McKellar Sipes (Jackson)|
|Distance to Nearest General Aviation Airport||16.5 miles|
|Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airpot||4,003'|
|Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)||22.4|
|Access of Interstate||I-40 (11 miles)|
|State Highways||5, 22, 100, 125, 197, 200, 201, 224, 225, 365|
|Nearest Port (From County Seat)||New Johnsonville|
|Railroads Serving County||NS, West TN Railroad|