Talladega County Economic Development Authority
Our goal is to meet the existing and future needs
of the community.

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Atlanta 105 miles
Birmingham 53 miles
Huntsville 117 miles
Jacksonville 451 miles
Memphis 288 miles
Mobile 256 miles
Montgomery 101 miles
Nashville 246 miles
New Orleans 385 miles
Savannah 354 miles

Transportation Options - Rail, Air, Water, Truck

Transportation Options

Transportation Options - Rail, Air, Water, TruckTalladega County, Alabama has two major transportation corridors, Interstate 20 and U.S. 280. Both provide great access to all major transportation routes. Also, State Route 77, a modern 4-lane highway connects I-20 to the heart of Talladega County and on into the City of Talladega. Located in the Southeast our county, its municipalities and utility systems are ready to meet the needs of expanding and new industry.

Companies located in Talladega County have ready access to an extensive market. Companies locating in Talladega County can draw from several different labor markets including Clay County, Coosa County, St. Clair County, and Calhoun County. No matter what the product, reaching regional markets quickly and economically is accomplished by doing business in Talladega County.

Motor Freight

8 Heavy Hauling and Motor Freight Carriers

Air

Birmingham International Airport

  • Located in Birmingham, Alabama, 36 Miles from City
  • Runway length - 10,000 feet
  • 164 daily flights
  • Major carriers include US Airways, Northwest, Continental, American, Southwest, Midway Airlines, Delta, United Express

Lee-Merkle Field, Sylacauga

  • Lighted, paved runway
  • Runway length - 5,400 feet
  • Accommodates private jets and other medium-sized aircraft

Talladega Municipal Airport

  • Lighted, paved runway
  • Runway length - 6,002 feet
  • Tiedowns, hangers, ILS, and repair service
  • Accommodates private jets and other medium sized aircraft

Rail

Norfolk Southern Railway and CSX

  • Serves both Sylacauga and Talladega and various other locations throughout the county.

Waterway

Deepwater Port

  • Mobile, Alabama - 300 Miles
Talladega County Economic Development Authority