Crockett County benefits from its close proximity to Jackson and the transportation benefits derived by proximity to I-40 (11 miles away), US highways (such as Highway 412, which is near interstate quality and spans the length of the county), rail and nearby river ports.The Crockett County Higher Education Center is located in Bells, and many other higher education opportunities within 20 minutes driving distance. The proximity to the Haywood County megasite creates future opportunity for clustered industry.