Located between Roanoke, VA and Knoxville, TN 37 miles to I-77 and 54 miles to I-26.

Smyth County is located within a day’s truck drive of 2/3 of the U.S. population, and is home to major employers such as Utility Trailer Manufacturing, General Dynamics Armament & Technical Products, TRW Automotive, Royal Building Products, and MEC (Mayville Engineering Company). From a low cost of doing business, to a ready workforce who understands the value of an honest day’s work, Smyth County has what you’re looking for when it comes to doing business.

Utility Infrastructure

  • Electrical — 34.5 kV. Served by AEP substation within 4,500 feet.
    6 MW current available capacity. Alternate feed possible.
  • Natural gas — 4″ gas line with 60 psi pressure.
  • Water — 8″ water line on site. Available capacity 850,000 gpd.
    Additional capacity possible.
  • Wastewater — 10″ sanitary sewer on site. Current available capacity
    630,000 gpd.
  • Telecommunication — High-capacity fiber via multiple routes and
    providers, 100 MB currently, option to install 10 GB circuit.


A key location, an available workforce with outstanding training opportunities, superb quality of life, and a low cost of doing business are huge advantages for locating in VIAA.

  • 70 acres adjacent to Interstate 81
  • Zoned Industrial
  • Level and cleared
  • 2,500+ linear rail siding on site (with space for second spur)
  • Class A Rail Service — Norfolk Southern Railroad
  • Broadband service available
  • Enterprise zone with incentive grants
  • 300,000 gallon water tank
  • 1,900 ft of interstate frontage within 1 mile of Exit 35 and 2 miles to Exit 32
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The VIAA region is composed of five counties and one city in the Southwestern region of Virginia, with one of the leading trucking routes traversing the region. Interstates 81 and 77 intersect in Wythe County, and the region is bordered by Tennessee to the West, North Carolina to the South, and West Virginia to the North.