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Pike County Transportation


Pike County is located in southwest Indiana, slightly over 40 miles northeast of downtown Evansville. Quick and convenient surface access to Evansville, Indianapolis, Louisville and St. Louis is only minutes away with the numerous highways bisecting the county and Interstate 64 to our south. The county will soon have access to Interstate 69. Interstate 69, with interchanges in the Petersburg and surrounding areas, will provide even quicker access to the north and south markets reachable from Pike County.

A Pike County location places you in the middle of the significant regional development which southwest Indiana has experienced in the past decade. Some of the companies which would be located less than 40 minutes from your Pike County presence include: Toyota Motor Manufacturing in Princeton, Kimball Industries in Jasper, Futaba in Vincennes and GPC in Washington.

Transportation via commercial airlines is available in Evansville, Louisville and Indianapolis, which are located approximately 40, 100 and 100 miles respectively from our county seat.

Travel Distances from Petersburg,
Indiana to the center of nearby markets:
Evansville, Indiana 44 miles
Louisville, Kentucky 107 miles
Indianapolis, Indiana 129 miles
St. Louis, Missouri 186 miles
Nashville, Tennessee 194 miles
Cincinnati, Ohio 214 miles
Chicago, Illinois 304 miles

With three railroads and barge transportation available at Southwind Maritime Center in Evansville, Pike County provides you access to all the world’s markets.

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