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Polk County is conveniently located along U.S. Highways 64, 74 and 411 and is just 13 miles from Interstate 75. Bordering Georgia and North Carolina, Polk County is home to internationally recognized brands in the healthcare and medical devices, advanced manufacturing and agriculture industries.
Major U.S. Highways include U.S. 64 and 74, passing across the entire county from east to west, and 411 running north to south. State Highways include 68, which is a major connector between Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina, as well as State Highways 30, 33, 40, 123, 163, 313, 314 and 315. The CSX Railroad offers commercial transport across the county.
Polk County has its own general aviation airport, the Martin Campbell Field in Copperhill, with a 3,500-ft runway. The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport is located less than 50 miles away.
The Tennessee River, the closest navigable commercial waterway, is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, less than 75 miles away.
|Nearest Commercial Service Airport||Chattanooga Metropolitan|
|Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport||39 miles|
|Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport||43|
|Nearest General Aviation Airport||Martin Campbell Field (Copperhill)|
|Distance to Nearest General Aviation Airport||0 miles|
|Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airpot||3,500'|
|Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)||28.2 minutes|
|Access of Interstate||I-75 (13 miles)|
|U.S. Highways||64, 74, 411|
|State Highways||30, 33, 40, 68, 123, 163, 313, 314, 315|
|Nearest Port (From County Seat)||Chattanooga|
|Railroads Serving County||CSX|