50 percent of the nation’s consumers are within one day delivery by truck.
To be successful, businesses need quick and convenient access to major markets. Strategically located halfway between New York and Atlanta, Louisa County affords businesses the opportunity to effectively operate and serve their customers on a local, regional, national and even global scale. Key location attributes include:
- Close proximity to Washington DC and Richmond provides easy access to Federal and State Government agencies, related businesses, as well as to Washington Dulles International Airport for those who value being able to fly non-stop to most anywhere in the world.
- East-west I-64 intersects the region, providing direct highway access to the heart of the mid-west and the many concentrations of different types of businesses that populate that part of the country. North-south I-81 and I-95 are within an hour or less from many places in the region where businesses might locate.
- CSX, one of the nation’s largest railroads, has extensive track in the region, enabling companies that need to move raw materials or finished products in bulk to take advantage of Louisa County’s strategic geographic location. Buckingham Branch Railroad leases the short track from CSX. Louisa County has one of the longest BBR track sections on the short line, providing ample industrial development opportunies on adjacent land.
- The Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) is a commercial service airport offering 50 daily non-stop flights to and from Charlotte, Philadelphia, New York/LaGuardia, Washington/Dulles, Detroit, Atlanta and Chicago. CHO is served by Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express.