Multimodal transportation in Henry County, Georgia

Henry County’s Multimodal Transportation

Atlanta’s New South, Henry County, is located only 20 miles southeast from downtown. Positioned to serve as metro Atlanta’s connector to global transportation and distribution, Henry County provides multimodal transportation opportunities for businesses of every size and reach. Henry County maps show its location as twenty miles from downtown Atlanta, and 30 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with easy access to interstate highways, national train systems, and global ports. Henry County is ready to connect your business to the world.

Multimodal transportation highlights:

  • 30 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport – the world’s busiest
  • Less than two hours away by air to 80 percent of the United States
  • Direct rail service from Norfolk Southern Railroad
  • Eight Interstate interchanges
  • Interstate 75, one of Atlanta’s main arteries that connects as far as Miami to Canada, runs through the heart of the county
  • I-75 South Metro Express Lanes, 12 miles of new interstate capacity that features reversible lanes, comes through Henry County
  • Best Metro Atlanta access to the Port of Savannah
  • Henry County Airport includes a 5,800 foot runway with GPS approaches to both arrival ends.
  • Henry County currently has several Xpress park-and-ride locations that provide commuters bus transportation to downtown Atlanta. 

 

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F.J. “Josh” Fenn
Executive Director
Fenn previously served as Director of Business Development for ECS Southeast, LLP and held the President/Chief Executive Officer and director of economic development positions with the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce in Jefferson, Georgia. He also served in top leadership positions with the Development Authority of Bryan County in Pembroke, Georgia; Eastman-Dodge County Area Chamber of Commerce in Eastman, Georgia; and with the Downtown Waycross Development Authority in Waycross, Georgia. As a graduate of LaGrange College, Fenn is extremely active in the Georgia Economic Developers Association, Southern Economic Development Council, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties – Georgia Chapter, and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors – Georgia Chapter. He is currently completing his final courses to become a Certified Economic Developer through the International Economic Development Council. The certification is the highest earned designation in the economic development field.
Leah Brown
Director of Existing Industry and Marketing
Leah Brown works with businesses who are considering a new location or expansion opportunity. She also assists Henry County’s primary businesses to problem solve, discuss potential expansion opportunities and advise clients on any applicable resources and support available in addition to leading HCDA's marketing efforts. Prior to joining the Authority, Leah worked for the Macon Economic Development Commission as the Manager of Industry and Business and as Projects Manager. Leah holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia College & State University and a Masters of Public Administration degree from the University of Georgia.
Terry Collins
Executive Assistant
Terry has been a resident of Henry County since 1985. She was employed by the Henry County Board of Education for 11 years prior to joining the Henry County Board of Commissioners in 2001. Terry has served as Executive Assistant and Office Manager for the Henry County Development Authority since 2010.