Highways

  • US 45: A major north south route from Chicago to Mobile
  • SR 22 (Future I-169): Four lane divided highway connecting Weakley County to I-40 and US 51 (Future I-69)

Airports

  • Everett-Stewart Regional Airport : 6,500 ft length runway. Longest Runway between St Louis and Memphis
  • Paducah, KY: Barkley Regional Airport. Three flights daily to and from Memphis via Northwest Airlines
  • Memphis, TN: Memphis International Airport
  • Nashville, TN: Nashville International Airport
  • McKenzie, TN: Carroll County Airport. 5,500 ft length runway

Rail

  • West TN Railroad: Provides connections to the Canadian National, CSX, Norfolk Southern, and Kansas City Southern Railroads and serves Martin, Sharon, and Greenfield.
  • Amtrak Station: Only 12 mi from Martin, TN in South Fulton.
  • Kentucky-West Tennessee Railroad: Serves Dresden and Gleason and connects with the CSX.

Ports

  • Hickman, KY - 35 mi to Hickman-Fulton County Riverport at Mile 922 on Mississippi River
  • Tiptonville, TN - New Port of Cates Landing at Mile 900 on the Mississippi River

Motor Freight

  • Served by 20 common carriers
  • FedEx American Freight and Volunteer Freight have terminal facilities in Dresden
  • Wharton Trucking and Godwin Leasing have terminals in Gleason
  • Most major US Markets can be reached within one days drive of the county

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