Meigs County Industrial Park: A Great Place to GROW!
State Hwy. 58 South
Decatur, TN 37322
The Meigs County Industrial Park is a +- 72 acre, county owned area located between Chattanooga (35 miles) and Knoxville (60 miles) and only 12 miles to Interstate 75. It is accessible by four-lane State Highway 30 and State Hwy 58. The international airports located in Atlanta, GA and Nashville, TN are both approximately a 2-hour drive from the Park.
Existing industrial base has seen positive growth, readily available workforce and no union presence within existing businesses.
Paved road, electricity, water, sewer, and gas are currently installed in the park. The park currently is powered by a highly reliable 161/12 KV, 42 MVA Volunteer Energy Cooperative substation located on the industrial park site. The substation has the ability to be fed from a second substation.
The Meigs County Industrial park is bordered by agricultural land. There are very few homes adjacent to the site. Existing industires have never encountered problems, and all residence in this area are in full support of new as well as existing industries within the Meigs County Industrial Park.
The state of Tennessee offers a program aimed at addressing the challenge of bringing industries and jobs into rural areas. That program is called the Rural Opportunity Initiative, or ROI. The ROI provides for Enhanced Job Tax Credits to businesses locating or expanding in certain Tennessee counties considered Tier 2 or Tier 3 Enhancement Counties. If a qualified business enterprise locates or expands in a Tier 2 or Tier 3 Enhancement County, the company will be eligible for an annual Enhanced Job Tax Credit of $4,500 for each qualified job, provided that the job remains filled during the year in which the credit is being taken. Read more about ROI tax credit.