Interesting Facts

Lawrence County, Ohio is one of the top 100 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties.

The Point: Regional Transportation

The ideal site location would have river frontage with barge loading capabilities, a major railroad line running right beside it, and an interstate and highway system at its entrance. No need to look any further, The Point has it all.

The Point’s ideal location offers many competitive advantages for companies wanting to locate, expand or relocate their operations. The Point is a multi-modal center with direct access to railroad, highway, air and river transportation.

Waterways

The Point has 3,400 ft. of river frontage on the Ohio River, and has both a fully developed cargo port and liquid loading port. Located adjacent to the Big Sandy River and close to the Port of Huntington, the largest Port in the country, the onsite intermodal transport facility serves as a gateway for businesses to reach major national and international markets.

Railways

The Point is located on a major Norfolk Southern rail line. There are seven miles of spur lines in place to support rail-related industry and general industrial rail transportation needs. From this point, the rail system ties The Point into a direct network including the greater part of the Eastern United States, with junctions covering the entire United States.

 

Highways

The Point offers motor freight access to major markets via the fourth largest highway system in the country.

I-64

The Point is mere miles from an important junction with Interstate-64, which provides easy access to North-South and East-West traffic. I-64 allows quick access to the I-77 North-South corridor.

U.S. Route 52

U.S. 52 provides an East-West route that ties The Point into a road network with easy access to major markets. 52 allows access to I-64 from The Point in mere minutes.

 

Airports

The Point is located close to three airports.

  • Tri-State Airport (Commercial and General Aviation) Runway: 6,500 ft.
  • Lawrence County Airpark (General Aviation) Runway: 3,001 ft.
  • Ashland Boyd County Airport (General Aviation) Runway: 5,602 ft.