a Great Community Close to Everywhere"
Tennessee and Western Kentucky
region offers many things and South Fulton provides an
ideal location near to all. With I-69 completion,
South Fulton/Fulton will be in the middle of a route
spanning from the Canadian border to the Mexican border.
Direct Interstate access affords timely travel to
TN 65 miles
KY 59 miles
TN 125 miles
TN 165 miles
Louis MO 213 miles
KY 246 miles
4 lane highways connecting South Fulton to the region
are U.S. 51 & 45E, and Kentucky Purchase Parkway.
Additional highways are 116, 166,129,307, TN Hwy 3 and
43. Construction on Interstate 69 will directly
connect South Fulton to both north and south U.S.
Fulton Area Map.
addition to the community KenTenn airport, Everett
Stewart Airport is located 12 miles south in Union
City. It has an excellent 825 acre airfield,
including a 5000 foot concrete runway, taxiway, modern
lighting system, 36 inch rotating beacon, low frequency
NDB and instrument approaches. There are three
hangers and administrative/terminal building. The
field is in excellent condition and approved
construction for runway extension is underway for future
commercial traffic. Executive service available and
full-time mechanic offers repair services. Flying
lessons, storage facilities for private aircraft and
charter aircraft are also available.
service is available at Barkley Field in Paducah KY and
in Jackson TN. Both commuter and charter services
are available at these airports. International
flights from Memphis, Nashville, and St. Louis.
Passenger trains (AMTRAK) are
available for service from Chicago to New Orleans.
area offers a variety of vacation spots. Whether you
live in the region or you're just visiting, everyday can
bring a new experience to enjoy and remember. From
sailing during the day to fine dining in the evening,
there is always something interesting to do. For
more information on planning a vacation please visit Tennessee
Vacation and other links found on our homepage.
region has in many forms of recreation. Hiking,
camping, fishing, horseback riding, hunting,
sightseeing, are just a few. Reelfoot Lake is an hour
west and Kentucky Lake an hour east. Both have
boating facilities, fine restaurants and more. LBL
(Land Between the Lakes) is located between Kentucky
Lake and Barkley Lake with the Tennessee River.
Reelfoot Lake is near the Mississippi River.
League is the
nickname given to the K.I.T. League, or the Kentucky,
Illinois, Tennessee Baseball League. Players are
between the ages of 18 and 26 who have never signed with
a major league organization are eligible. The
league follows the guidelines set forth by the National
Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regarding player
eligibility. Our Twin City Fulton has the
Railroaders. For more information and schedules,
please visit www.fultonrailroadersbaseball.com
data has been used here and any variation will be minor.
The prevailing climate is temperate, with pronounced
seasonal variations in both temperature and
precipitation. Snowfall is variable from year to year.
Most winters have little or none, while other winters
can have a seasonal snowfall of up to 17 inches.
Average annual snowfall is 4.8".
Prevailing winds are from South
Frost free period from March 20 to
November 12, two hundred, thirty six days.
Percentage of possible sunshine is 63%.
Possible sunshine for the mid season months averaged
about 45% for January, 61% for April, 69% for July
and 70% for October.
higher education opportunities exists at the following
colleges and universities with over 2000 enrollment:
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 10 miles;
MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; MURRAY, KY;
UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT
STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; JACKSON,
TN; enrollment: 2,534)
MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; CAPE
GIRARDEAU, MO; enrollment: 7,227)
ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 86 miles;
CARBONDALE, IL; enrollment: 19,742)
A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 89 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; FT
There are several
additional small colleges and technical schools within
60 miles from South Fulton.