Lincoln County, Tennessee, with its seat in the charming town of Fayetteville, sits at the center of the Tennessee River Valley. The county’s main thoroughfare, US Highway 64, is four lanes wide, and Fayetteville is at the center of the connector between I-24 and I-65. With its dynamic location, motivated workforce and superb business climate, Fayetteville and Lincoln County are ideally suited to growing enterprises large and small.

At the Crossroads

Business & Location

Under 1.5 hour(s) to Nashville and Chattanooga

Under 30 minute drive to Huntsville

Within a day’s drive to 76% of U.S. markets

Direct access to Interstate 65 and Interstate 24 via multiple divided four-lane highways

Nashville International Airport (BNA) 1.5 hour drive

4 Industrial Parks, 90+ Available Acres, New 129-Acre Industrial Park

Huntsville International Airport (HSV) Less than 1 hour drive

Fayetteville Municipal Airport (FYM) 5,900 ft. runway

Tennessee River access Port of Decatur, Alabama Less than 1 hour drive


Built for Business

3 U.S. Highways intersect through the county providing access and availability to 9 freight companies

2 international airports of Nashville and Huntsville along with the Fayetteville Municipal Airport can accommodate all sizes and aspects of business

60 miles to the Port of Decatur and easily accessible to the Port of Huntsville’s Intermodal Center

6 miles of CSX rail through the southwestern portion of the county

70% lower utility rates than national averages

10 GB fiber optic network speeds are offered throughout the county at affordable and accessible prices


As Tennessee’s southern gateway, Lincoln County offers access to U.S. Highways 64, 231, and 431. Interstate I-65 is 16 miles west of Fayetteville, and I-24 is 45 miles northeast of Fayetteville, via the recently widened four-lane U.S. Highway 64. Nine motor freight companies take advantage of our county’s access, many which have terminals in Fayetteville. In addition, Fayetteville is served by all overnight delivery services, such as United Parcel Service (UPS), Federal Express (FedEx), etc.


Fayetteville is served by two international airports, Huntsville International Airport (42 miles) and the Nashville International Airport (85 miles). In addition, for general aviation, the recently expanded Fayetteville Municipal Airport has a 5,900-ft by the 100-ft runway, multiple instrument approaches, Precision Approach Path Indicators and Omni-Directional Approach Lights systems, and a full-service fixed-base operator. Fayetteville Aviation Inc. can accommodate all corporate and charter aircraft, provide major piston and turbine service, freight handling, computerized weather and instrument flight rules clearance delivery Remote Communications Outlet to the Huntsville Tower.

Rail & Intermodal

CSX transportation has the main rail line which runs through southwestern Lincoln County, and an offloading rail spur located in Delrose. In addition, Lincoln County has access to full-service intermodal facilities (rail, motor freight, international air cargo) in Huntsville, which is served by Norfolk-Southern.


Fayetteville/Lincoln County businesses enjoy some of the lowest utility rates in the nation. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) provides wholesale electrical power, while East Tennessee Natural Gas is the wholesale supplier to Fayetteville Public Utilities (FPU). In addition to primary electric and natural gas power, the county is served by three suppliers of fuel oil and six liquid propane providers. FPU and Lincoln County Board of Public Utilities also administers water and sewage control, and derives its water supply from the Elk River, which flows through Fayetteville, and can easily accommodate most any industrial need.

Contact Us

Contact us today to learn how locating in Fayetteville-Lincoln County can help your business grow.

Elaine Middleton
Executive Director
Office: 931-433-0607
Cell: 931-205-2725