|Driving Times to Major Cities|
|Danville, VA||30 minutes ( 29 miles)|
|Lynchburg, VA||1 Hour (58 miles)|
|Durham, NC||1 Hour (61 miles)|
|Raleigh, NC||1-1/4 Hours (76 miles)|
|Greensboro, NC||1-1/2 Hours (84 miles)|
|Roanoke, VA||1-3/4 (100 miles)|
|Richmond, VA||2 Hours (115 miles)|
|Hampton Roads, VA||2-3/4 Hours (167 miles)|
|Charlotte, NC||3 Hours (170 miles)|
|Washington, DC||3-1/2 Hours (210 miles)|
|Knoxville, TN||6-1/4 Hours (340 miles)|
|Philadelphia, PA||6-1/2 Hours (360 miles)|
|Atlanta, GA||7 Hours (400 miles)|
|New York, NY||7-1/2 Hours (445 miles)|
Halifax County has convenient access to seven Interstate highways, including Interstate 85 which is accessible by US highways 501 and 58 (60 and 55 miles respectively). U.S. primary routes 501 and 360 bisect the area along with state primary route 58. U.S. 29 lies 29 miles to the west. Our strategic location has resulted in companies like Dollar General choosing Halifax County as an ideal location for warehousing and distribution facilities.
In addition to our local and regional airports, 5 other airports are within 100 miles, and 2 more are within approximately 200 miles.
William M. Tuck Airport - South Boston
Danville Regional Airport
Commercial Passenger and/or Air Freight Services available at:
The Port of Virginia is located approximately 170 miles east (less than 3.5 hours) of South Boston on U.S. 58.
The Port of Richmond is less than 2 hours from Halifax County via U.S. 360 and Interstate 95.
Virginia Inland Port is approximately 200 miles (4 hours) from South Boston, just west of Washington, D.C. Cargo from the other three state-owned terminals travels to VIP five days a week, bringing the Port of Virginia 220 miles closer to the U.S. Market, and 75 international shipping lines. The facility also contains 17,820 of on-site rail serviced by Norfolk Southern. It is within 1 mile from I-66 and within 5 miles of I-81.
VIP is also a U.S. Customs-designated port of entry, and the full range of customs functions is available to customers.
Norfolk Southern Railroad serves industries in Halifax County with freight service connecting to main lines that stretch from the east coast to Kansas City, Missouri and from Maine and the province of Ontario, Canada to Southern Florida. There are several rail sites in Halifax County that range from approximately 2 acres to 200 acres. Mega sites may be put together for specific needs. View a pdf map of thefull Norfolk Southern Railway System.
Over 30 trucking firms serve the area including six with local terminals in South Boston: