Transportation System

With a close proximity to Atlanta, Birmingham, and Montgomery markets, Lowndes County’s location makes it ideal for businesses. With its convenient highway access, nearby port facilities, and rail/air facilities, it is easy to connect products and services with the rest of the United States, and internationally.


Lowndes County, AL has great road systems available to existing and developing industries, including Interstate 65 and nearby I-85.

All major highways in or near Lowndes County include:

  • I-65
  • I-85 (Northeast of Lowndes County, towards Atlanta)
  • U.S. Highway 31
  • U.S. Highway 80
  • Alabama State Highway 21
  • Alabama State Highway 97


Fort Deposit–Lowndes County Airport is a city-owned, public-use airport located in Fort Deposit, Alabama. Commercial air service is located in nearby Montgomery. The Montgomery Regional Airport offers regularly-scheduled airline traffic for the region.

Nearby Airports Include

AirportLocationDistance from Hayneville, AL
Source: Distance based on Google Maps, 2014.
Montgomery Regional Airport Montgomery, AL 24.1 Miles


CSX runs a line in Lowndes County running north and south. For more information visit www.csx.com.

Meridian & Bigbee Railroad has a line running through the northern portion of Lowndes County, serving SABIC plastics in Burkeville. For more information visit http://www.gwrr.com/operations/railroads/north_america/meridian_bigbee_railroad.

Port Facilities

Port facilities are available at the Alabama State Port located in Mobile, AL (157 miles from Hayneville) and at the Port of Pensacola, located in Pensacola, FL (153 miles from Hayneville).