Barton Riverfront Industrial Park

Barton Riverfront Industrial Park


Site Data

Total Acres

1910 +/- acres

Available Acres

490 +/- acres

Smallest Tract

6 acres

Largest Tract

297 acres




None; set aside for light to heavy industrial use

Sale Price

$15,000 to $25,000 per acre

Lease Price

Not for lease

Topographic Map

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Floodplain Map

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Tax Map

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Location Information


34.754311  -87.885411

Street Address

Haley Drive

City/Nearest City

Cherokee (4 miles)

Zip Code







Florence-Muscle Shoals

Industrial Park

Barton Riverfront Industrial Park

Google Map

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Sheffield Utilities--Distributor; TVA—Supplier; 161 kV transmission / 46 kV Sub-Transmission / 12.47 kV distribution lines on site; a new electrical sub-station on Garner Lane (2) identical transformers (12/16/20 MVA units; 161kV to 12.47 kV); a 1300 MW TVA fossil fuel generating plant (Colbert Steam Plant) is adjacent to the property.

Natural Gas

North Alabama Gas – (1) 4-inch, (1) 6-inch and (1) 8-inch gas pipeline along eastern border of site; all 600-800 PSI.  Tennessee Gas Pipelines – (1) 30-inch and (2) 36-inch 1200 PSI lines on site; American Midstream – (1) 10-inch and (1) 12-inch 800 PSI transmission line near park entrance.


Colbert County Rural Water System - 4-inch and 8-inch lines on site; 100,000-gallon-per-day domestic waste permitted facility on site.


Colbert County Rural Water System; 18-inch line on site south of storage tank; 16-inch line on site north of storage tank; 500,000-gallon storage tank on site; 10-inch line along southern portion of Garner Lane; nearest treatment plant is 5 miles (2.5 MGD, expandable to 5.0 MGD)


TEC-Cherokee Division; T1; Broadband and VoIP; 10 Mbps Ethernet available; ISDN--BRI & PRI; PBX; DSL (3 mbps); Fiber optic along Titus Road and Haley Drive intersection; new copper along Garner Lane with inner duct under railroad tracks for fiber.



Norfolk Southern Corporation has mainline rail service adjacent to site; Sheffield rail classification yard is 16 miles east of site; rail ROW in place.


US Highway 72 - adjacent
US Highway 43 - 13 miles
US Highway 45 - 41 miles
I-65 - 59 miles
US Highway 78 (I-22) - 48 miles
I-40 – 107 miles (Memphis, TN)


AL Highway 247 - 4 miles
AL Highway 13 - 13 miles
AL Highway 17 - 13 miles
AL Highway 157 - 13 miles


Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL) – 19 miles
Huntsville International Airport (HSV) – 69 miles
Birmingham International Airport (BHM)  – 130 miles
Nashville International Airport (BNA)  – 146 miles

Navigation Channel

Tennessee River; along northern boundary of property; 9-foot navigable channel maintained by TVA Corps of Engineers; flow regulated by locks and dams.  A port feasibility study has been conducted.  Port of Florence is 13 miles by river, 21 miles by highway.


Free Trade Zone

Possible to create a subzone of FTZ 83

Phase I Environmental


Fire Rating

9 for Barton Fire Department
5 for Cherokee Fire Department

Soil Boring Report

Available for many areas within the park

Protective Covenants


General Comments

Industries in park include SCA Tissue, Navistar, and FreightCar America.