Plenty of Space and Unparalleled Access
Gadsden County, Florida is home to a well-connected network of interstates to move people to their destinations and products to nearby locations offering endless options for shipping by air, rail, and river.
Nearby Interstates connect you to regional and national markets
We’re located in a sweet spot of connectivity, making it an ideal location for distribution and fulfillment centers served by all brands of heavy-duty vehicle sales and service. Interstates 65, 75, and 85 are just a short drive away. They offer easy access in all directions as far north as Canada and throughout most of the eastern seaboard. North Florida’s Interstate 10 corridor runs the entire length of the county. It quickly connects Gadsden County businesses from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts. And, with four interchanges that lead to U.S. highway connectors, getting trucks on the road is fast and easy.
Port, Rail and Air connections
Once your trucks get to the Interstate, they can quickly reach several nearby locations that offer additional options for shipping by air, sea, rail, and river:
- Half an hour away, the Tallahassee International Airport (KTLH) offers an 8,000-foot runway and cargo services from Delta Cargo, DHL, and FedEx with international clearance for passengers and cargo commencing in 2024.
- The Florida Gulf & Atlantic mainline that runs through Gadsden County provides connections to the deepwater port at Jacksonville and all points west.
- Short line rail services partner with Norfolk Southern and Florida Gulf & Atlantic to provide intermodal shipping options throughout the region and from four terminals along Florida’s Atlantic coast.
- The Apalachicola Northern short line rail operated by Genesee & Wyoming connects the Gretna ILC on I-10 to the Port of Port St. Joe, providing bulk cargo access to the Gulf of Mexico.
- The deepwater port at Jacksonville, Florida (JAXPORT) – a full-service, international trade seaport is just three hours east.
- Port Panama City is also nearby and offers cargo and container handling services, as well as rail connections.
It’s easy to see why distribution and fulfillment centers decide to locate here. With logistics like these and Gadsden County’s eight business parks, there’s plenty of room for large-scale operations.