McMinn County, TN
McMinn County Overview
McMinn County is located in eastern Tennessee along I-75 mid-way between the cities of Chattanooga and Knoxville. Within less than a one-hour drive, the regional amenities of either metro area may be enjoyed. The county is also within a short drive of the Oak Ridge National Laboratories, University of Tennessee Knoxville, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, the Great Smoky Mountains, and several outdoor recreational activities. I-40 is within 35 miles and I-24 within 45 miles. In addition to top rated interstate systems, McMinn County is also connected to many U.S and State Highways. U.S. Hwy. 11 and U.S. Hwy. 411 travel through the width of McMinn County providing secondary transportation routes. McMinn County is served by two rail lines, CSX and Norfolk Southern, running the width of the county. One of the largest available and certified industrial rail sites in the East Tennessee area – North Etowah Industrial Park – is located along the CSX line in the City of Etowah.
McMinn County is included in Foreign Trade Zone #134.