Location & Infrastructure
Access Major Markets.
Situated in West Tennessee and bordering Mississippi, Hardeman County offers easy access to major markets. U.S. Highway 64 runs throughout the county and across Tennessee, connecting travelers to other major highways and interstates. Three railroads serve the county, with opportunities for additional railroad development.
The local airport, William L. Whitehurst Field Airport, has a 5,000-foot runway to serve jets, and the Memphis International Airport is only 63 miles away.
U.S. Highway 64 runs throughout Hardeman County and connects to other major roadways. Interstate 40 is just 12 miles away via State Highway 179. Other state highways includes 15, 18, 57, 100, 125, 138 and 368. Mississippi Tennessee Railroad, Mississippi Central Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railway all run throughout Hardeman County.
Hardeman County has its own general aviation airport. The William L. Whitehurst Field Airport has a 5,007-foot runway and is located in the county seat of Bolivar. McKellar Sipes in Jackson—30 miles away—is the closest commercial service airport and operates seven flights daily.
The International Port of Memphis on the Mississippi River, less than 80 miles away, is the nearest port. It is the fifth largest inland port in the United States.
|Nearest Commercial Service Airport||McKellar Sipes (Jackson)|
|Distance to Nearest Commercial Service Airport||30 miles|
|Daily Flights At Nearest Commercial Service Airport||7|
|Nearest General Aviation Airport||William L. Whitehurst Field (Bolivar)|
|Distance to Nearest General Aviation Airport||0 miles|
|Runway Length at Nearest General Aviation Airpot||5,007'|
|Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes)||28.1|
|Access of Interstate||I-40 (12 miles)|
|State Highways||15, 18, 57, 100, 125, 138, 179, 368|
|Nearest Port (From County Seat)||Memphis|
|Railroads Serving County||Mississippi TN Railroad, Mississippi Central, NS, Norfolk Southern|