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North National Dr. &
East Governor John Sevier Hwy.
Knoxville, TN  37914

Lat: 35.95371
Long: -83.82999

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17 Market Square, #201
Knoxville, Tennessee  37902

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Forks of the River Industrial Park


FORIP is Knox County's largest industrial park at 1,460 acres.

Forks of the River Industrial Park (FORIP) was established by Knox County in 1967 “for the purpose of stimulating the economy of the area by increasing employment and purchasing.” The park is home to such companies as Kuerig Green Mountain, Melaleuca Inc., Aqua-Chem, Fresenius Medical Care North America, and Republic Plastics. The publicly held property within FORIP has since been sold, but private properties do become available from time to time.

FORIP is located approximately two miles east of the City of Knoxville and is accessible from Interstate 40 via US 441 or US 11W. Rail service is available throughout much of the Park via the Gulf and Ohio short-line railroad, which is connected to the Norfolk Southern and CSX railway systems.

Property within FORIP is zoned Industrial, which is the heaviest industrial zone in Knox County, Tennessee. Design regulations were placed on the property within FORIP, however there is no separate design review process outside of the Knox County codes review when applying for permits. Complete infrastructure and all utilities (power, telecommunications, water, sewer and natural gas) are available, and can meet the capacity needs of most any business seeking to locate within Knox County, Tennessee.

Property Information 
Zoning I (Industrial)
Covenants Design guidelines and restrictive covenants are in place
Current land use Business and industrial park
Maximum elevation 972’ (296m)
Minimum elevation 820’ (250m)
Terrain Type Flat to gently sloping; graded sites
Park Utility Information
Electric provider Knoxville Utilities Board
Water provider Knoxville Utilities Board
Sewer provider Knoxville Utilities Board
Gas provider Knoxville Utilities Board
Telecomm provider AT&T, Comcast
Fiber optics available AT&T, Comcast
Fire protection Rural Metro
Transportation Accessibility
Closest interstate I-40; 4.9 miles (7.9 km)
Route to interstate Governor John Sevier Hwy (TN 168) to Asheville
Hwy (US 11E, US 25W, US 70)
Closest barge facility Burkhart Enterprises; in business park
Closest rail line Norfolk Southern & Knoxville Holston River Railroad;
in business park
Closest commercial airport Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS); 18.5 miles (30 km)


Park Size: 1,615 Acres
Remaining Acres: 13.86 Acres