Loudon County, TN provides businesses excellent access to market. Two of the nation’s most heavily traveled interstates, I-40 and I-75, converge in the county, putting Loudon County within a day’s drive of 70% of the US markets.
Access to 21 states, the Mississippi River, the Gulf ports and the Great Lakes is available via the Tennessee River, part of the Interconnected Inland Water System (Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway), which runs through the width of Loudon County. Rail service is provided by Norfolk Southern Railroad, which has a mainline running the length of the county with several rail spurs added throughout the county to serve the industrial parks.
Electricity is provided by the Tennessee Valley Authority which has more than a decade of 99.999% electric power reliability. Industrial electric rates in the region are 19% below national average and commercial rates 11% below national average.
A Roane State Community College satellite campus is located in Loudon County offering associate degree programs and technical career certificate programs along with customized training for the local business community.
With eight business and industrial parks, excellent infrastructure and a diverse mix of commercial, service and industrial companies creating a highly skilled work force, Loudon County has a business environment where companies such as Kimberly Clark, Dupont Tate Lyle, Maremont, Malibu Boats and Yale Commercial Locks are thriving.
A great place to locate a business, Loudon County is also a wonderful place to live. Situated in the foothills of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park with five major waterways, including beautiful Fort Loudon Lake, outstanding golf courses, quality schools, state-of-the-art health care, charming historic downtowns, local wineries, and easy access to diverse shopping and dining, Loudon County offers an excellent quality of life.