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Transportation in Knox County Indiana

Opportunity knocks in Knox County Indiana • PO Box 701  Vincennes, IN 47591-0701 • TEL (812) 886-6993 • FAX 812.886.0888 •

Our Mission: "The mission of KCDC is to be the catalyst and leader for collaborations, programs, and strategies that promote a strong business climate through a proactive working partnership with government, business, entrepreneurs, education, non-profits, and the community at large."

Our Vision: Knox County is the vibrant center of business, history, culture, and economic vitality offering services, infrastructure, facilities, and possibilities to create opportunities for business, residents, and visitors to live, work and play in a thriving and historic Indiana community.

Knox County Indiana employers give high marks to their workforce when it comes to measuring productivity levels. The annual employee turnover rate is less than 5 percent, and absenteeism rates range from 0-3 percent per month.

If you have specific needs and do not see a Site or Building to fill them below, contact us - we can help!

Information on our existing industries, the cost of doing businesses, taxes, incentives available, government, services and tools for building a successful business are linked below.

The Median Center of US Population is approximately 20 miles west of Vincennes. Because of its strategic location near the Median Center of U.S. Population and the major urban centers, markets and industries, Knox County is a prime location for development and distribution.

Detailed information on the availability and providers of vital services including electric, gas, fire protection, telecommunications, waste water treatment, portable water, groundwater availability and transportation can be found via this link.

Knox County Indiana is a great place to live and work. The community is equally supportive of raising a thriving family or a successful business. And, it is a true community in every sense of the world. We invite you to take a look around, both this site and the Knox County area. We think you will like what you see.

The Knox County Development Corporation would like to acknowledge the Vincennes Sun Commercial, Indiana Economic Digest, InSide Indiana Business, the Evansville Courier and Press and other area resources for some of the news stories and photographs which appear in our news links. We appreciate their ongoing coverage of events which emphasize the growth of Knox County and its economic development efforts.

The Knox County Development Corporation can assist you from planning to completion of your project. How may we assist you? Note:All services are free-of-charge and inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

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Logistical Advantages...

Indiana has several logistical advantages that help rank it as one of the top areas in the country from a locational standpoint. Indiana ranks first in the nation for interstate access and interstate miles, ninth in rail miles, and 15th in terms of foreign and domestic waterborne shipping. There are active ports on Lake Michigan and the Ohio River, and the state boasts two of the nation’s top 100 cargo airports.

The state has long been known as the "Crossroads of America" and ranks first in the nation in terms of interstate access. Knox County is a prime example of the accessiblity of Indiana and is within 24 hours drive of over 80% of the nation's top markets.

Indiana Logistics Facts...

• 1st in the nation for interstate highway access, with more intersecting highways than any other state.
• 75% of the United States and Canadian populations live within one day's truck drive of Indiana.
• Maintains more than 680 airports, including the second largest hub on the FedEx airfreight network.
• 724 million tons of freight travel through Indiana yearly, making it the fifth busiest state for commercial freight traffic.
• Ranks ninth among all states for railroad mileage and 15th in waterborne shipping.

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1101 North 3rd Street
PO Box 701
Vincennes, IN 47591
TEL (812) 886-6993
FAX 812-886-0888

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Transportation in Knox County Indiana

Highway Access

Knox County is intersected by two major US Highway systems, all routes conform to Federal and State safety regulations for oversized and overweight vehicles.

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  1. US 41 is a north-south route which runs from Chicago, IL to Nashville, TN meets 1-65, 1-24 and 1-40.
    At Terre Haute, IN, US 41 intersects 1-70 and at Evansville, IN,1-64 (only 45 minutes from Vincennes).
  2. US 50 is an east-west route which runs from Washington, DC to Kansas City, MO
    US 50 intersects 1-65 Seymour, IN and 1-64 at St Louis, Mo

Knox County is served by 16 motor freight carriers including 5 major interstate carriers. Click here for a road map of Knox County, or here for a map of Vincennes.

To view a map of current highway and roadway American Recovery and Reinvestment Act infrastructure projects in Knox County, click here.

Rail Access

Knox County is served by CSX Transportation with two main lines intersecting at Vincennes, IN.

Median Center of US population

  • North-South main line track from Evansville, IN to Chicago, IL.
  • East-West main line track from Cincinnati, OH to St Louis, MO.
  • Daily Switching service is available.
  • All cities within a 400 mile radius may be reached within two days.


Air Access

 Airport proximity map forKnox county indiana

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