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                                       H A L L C O U N T Y GEORGIA - USA

ECONOMIC DEVELOPEMENT                                                                                                                                                 Rail

                                                                                                                                                                      Norfolk-Southern and CSX Transportation
                                                                                                                                                                   provide Hall County with commercial rail
                                                                                                                                                                   connections all across North America. Norfolk-
                                                                                                                                                                   Southern operates a main line through Hall
                                                                                                                                                                   County, while CSX maintains daily schedules
                                                                                                                                                                   between Hall County and the main line in
                                                                                                                                                                   Athens, GA. Piggyback freight service is only
                                                                                                                                                                   55 miles away in Atlanta.

                                                                                                                                                                      Passenger rail is available from Amtrak
                                                                                                                                                                   which has a station in Gainesville along the
                                                                                                                                                                   Crescent route which stretches from New
                                                                                                                                                                   Orleans, LA, to New York City.


                                                                                                                                                                      The interstate highways offer direct access
                                                                                                                                                                   to the port cities of Savannah and Brunswick,
                                                                                                                                                                   GA, as well as Charleston, SC, providing
                                                                                                                                                                   deepwater ports equipped to handle any
                                                                                                                                                                   business shipping need.


                                                                                                                                                                      Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International
                                                                                                                                                                   Airport provides more than 2,700 domestic
                                                                                                                                                                   and international flights daily, and puts
                                                                                                                                                                   the Gainesville/Hall area within a two-hour
                                                                                                                                                                   flight of 80 percent of the U.S. population.
                                                                                                                                                                   Gainesville is a one-hour drive from Hartsfield-

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