Summary of assests including airports, river ports, etc. for Gibson County, TN

Airports

  • Humboldt Municipal Airport
  • Gibson County
  • McKellar Sipes Regional Airport in Jackson, TN - 20 miles from Gibson County
  • Memphis International Airport in Memphis, TN - 86 miles from Gibson County

 

River Ports

  • Humboldt Municipal Airport
  • Gibson County
  • McKellar Sipes Regional Airport in Jackson, TN - 20 miles from Gibson County
  • Memphis International Airport in Memphis, TN - 86 miles from Gibson County
  • Hickman-Fulton County (KY) Riverport - 40 miles from Gibson County (4-lane)
  • Port of Memphis - 90 miles from Gibson County (4-lane)
  • Port of Cades landing (approved-to be constructed) - 40 miles from Gibson County (4-lane)

 

Major Highways

  • 13 miles to Interstate - 40 in Jackson
  • US Hwy 45 W and Us Hwy 45 E (north to south through Gibson County)
  • US Hwy 70/79 (SW to NW through Gibson County)
  • US Hwy 412 (10 miles from Gibson County)

 

Rail Services

  • West Tennessee Railroad runs north to south through Gibson County and connects 4 class railroads:
    • Canadian National
    • CSXT
    • Kansas City Southern
    • Norfold Southern CSX runs east to west through Humboldt & Milan

 

Public School Systems

  • Pre-K thru 12
    • Bradford Special School District
    • Gibson County Special School District
    • Humboldt City Schools
    • Milan Special School District
    • Trenton Special School District

 

Private Schools

  • In Gibson County – Milan Christian Academy and Gibson County is within 15 miles of:
    • Augustine School
    • Jackson Christian Schools
    • St. Mary’s Catholic School
    • Trinity Christian School
    • University School of Jackson (USJ)
    • Montessori Center Elementary School 

 

Vocational-Technical Schools and Training Centers

  • Tennessee Technology Center Campus in Humboldt
  • Jackson (main) campus only 30 minutes from Gibson County
  • Milan Express Driving Academy (Jackson, TN)
  • West Tennessee Business College

 

Public Colleges and Community Colleges

  • Dyersburg State Community College Campus in Trenton
  • Dyersburg (main) campus only 20 miles from Gibson County
  • Jackson State Community College Campus in Humboldt  
  • Jackson (Main) campus only 25 minutes from Gibson County
  • University of Tennessee Martin satellite campus in Humboldt
  • UT Martin (main) campus only 20 minutes from Gibson County
  • University of Memphis Campus in Humboldt
  • Classes also offered in Jackson only 25 minutes from Gibson County

 

Private Colleges

  • Bethel University only 20 minutes from Gibson County
  • Lane College only 30 minutes from Gibson County
  • Union University only 20 minutes from Gibson County

 

Banks

  • Regions Bank
  • Bancorpsouth Bank
  • Simmons Bank
  • Farmers & Merchants Bank
  • Bank of Milan
  • Carroll Bank & Trust
  • Peoples STB of Commerce
  • Medina Banking Co
  • Security Bank
  • Centennial Bank

 

State Parks

  • Big Cypress Tree - Greenfield, TN
  • Paris Landing - Buchanan, TN
  • Reelfoot Lake - Tiptonville, TN
  • Fort Pillow - Henning, TN
  • N.B. Forrest - Eva, TN

 

Recreational Areas 

  • Gibson County has numerous entertainment venue, city parks with walking trails, covered pavilions, BBQ pits, playground areas, and tennis courts.
  • Gibson County Lake is perfect for camping and fishing.
  • There are skating rinks in Medina and Milan
  • Country clubs with outstanding golf courses and theaters in Humboldt and Milan.
  • The Ag Museum in Milan
  • West Tennessee Regional Art Center in Humboldt
  • Teapot collection in Trenton
  • Davy Crockett artifacts in Dyer

 

Lakes, Rivers

  • Gibson County Lake
  • Davy Crockett Lake
  • 60 minutes to the Tennessee River at Birdsong (just off of I-40)
  • 60 minutes to the Tennessee River at Paris
  • 30 minutes to Beech Lake in Lexington, TN

 

Telecom Providers

  • AT&T
  • Aeneas Internet and Telephone
  • Yorkville Mutual Telephone Company,
  • West TN Telephone,
  • Yorkville Telephone Co-op,
  • Charter Communications
  • Birch Communications
  • InfoStructure Cable/Click1

 

Hospitals and Specialty Clinics

  • Humboldt Medical Center
  • Milan General Hospital
  • Jackson-Madison County General Hospital (Jackson, TN…25 minutes from Gibson County)
  • CHS Regional Hospital of Jackson (20 minutes from Gibson County)

 

Major Employers (Industrial and Non-Industrial w/ 100+ Employees)

  • Ceco Door (Milan)
  • MacLean Power Systems (Trenton)
  • Dana Corporation (Humboldt)
  • Dura Automotive (Milan)
  • Humboldt City Schools
  • Jones Companies (incl. Jones Fiber Products)
  • Bongards Creameries (Humboldt)
  • Futuris (Milan)
  • Milan Special School District
  • Milan Express (Milan)
  • Pratt Industries (Humboldt address in Madison County)
  • Save-a-Lot (Humboldt address in Madison County)
  • Smurfit Stone Container Corporation (Humboldt)
  • Con-Agra Foods (Humboldt)
  • Wal-Mart (Humboldt and Milan)
  • West Tennessee healthcare (Humboldt, Milan and Trenton)
  • Gibson County Special School District
  • Trenton Special School District

 

Farm Income by County

  • The latest census data noted is from 2007 and states $71,677,000 in farm product income for Gibson County. This number was likely markedly higher in 2010 due to higher commodity prices.