Welcome to Macon County

The Diamond of the I-85 Corridor

Interstate, rail, research universities, historical sites, industrial properties, retail opportunities…Macon County is the new diamond of the I-85 Corridor. Affordable and situated near Auburn, Montgomery and Columbus, Georgia - Macon County, Alabama is ready to do business and opens its doors to new residents, businesses and tourists. Come and see how the diamond shines!

Made In Macon Spotlight

Macon County has sites, support and labor on I-85

Macon County's industrial properties along I-85 combined with its research capabilities from both Auburn University and Tuskegee University overlaid with its agricultural experiment stations make our area a perfect match for the state's new targets of aerospace, autos, cyber security and agricultural industry.
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Location, Location, Location

Macon County, Alabama is the New Diamond of the Interstate Corridor. Boasting five exits directly on the interstate, Macon County is situated in the hottest industrial belt of the South, halfway between the new automotive plants of Kia and Hyundai. In a mere 15 minutes, travelers can enter Macon County from the Auburn/Opelika area or Montgomery. Air travel is made easy by way of our own Moton Field or with proximity to the Atlanta and Montgomery Jetports. Universities, national forest, historic sites, industrial land of Macon County, all located in the center of a 40 mile radius of over 700,000 people!

Tourism & Recreation Abound

Just off Interstate 85 in East Alabama lie historical and recreational sites that rival any in America! From the famed Tuskegee Airmen Museum to a walk through history at the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center and historic Tuskegee University to a walk in the woods at the Tuskegee National Forest – Macon County has something to see for every member of the family! Take a few days and stay with us, come and see history up close and personal.

You’ll find these tourist attractions in Macon County:

Tuskegee Airmen’s Museum | George Washington Carver Museum | Tuskegee National Forest | Tuskegee Human & Civil Rights Multi-Cultural Center | U.S. Park Service’s Tuskegee Institute Historical Site

Airport Access

120 mi from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlana International Airport

47.6 mi from Montgomery Airport

136 mi from Birmingham -Shuttlesworth International Airport

Railroad Access

Macon County is serviced by CSX Railroad through the length of the county. Macon County has rail accessible sites at multiple locations in Notasulga, Tuskegee and Shorter as well as a megasite near Tuskegee. Macon County's railroad runs parallel to Interstate 85 with rail and interstate access less than one mile. Several sites feature straight track, spurs and side tracks.

Interstate Access

Macon County, Alabama is now considered the new Diamond of the I-85 Corridor for good reason...Macon County features 5 exit points (Exits 22, 26, 32, 38 and 42. Several exits feature inventoried industrial and retail sites with rail access. With over 35,000 vehicles coming by these exits each day, Macon County has land, infrastructure and opportunity for business, tourists and weary travelers alike! U.S. Highway 80 also comes through the heart of Macon County connecting the area to the Columbus, Georgia markets!

Manufacturing Excellence

Macon County Manufacturing

Macon County has positioned itself as a leader in the manufacturing industry. The following companies are striving for excellence:

Halla Climate Control Systems (Hyundai, Kia & Ford) | Three Industrial Parks at Tuskegee, Notasulga & Shorter | New 2500 acre megasite with utilities is now online