The Nickajack Port is an operating public riverport with approximately 92 additional acres ready for development. The Nickajack Port Authority is a joint venture between the two cities of New Hope and South Pittsburg located in Marion County, Tennessee. The Nickajack Port is located on the Tennessee River, Guntersville Lake Reservior at the Tennessee River mile marker 424. The Nickajack Port is operated by Tennessee Scrap Recycling (sister company of Columbus Scrap Material, operating since 1956).
The Nickajack Port Authority is an active member of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway Development Authority(Tenn-Tom). The Tenn-Tom is a four-state compact composed of the states of Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Ratified by the U.S. Congress, the Tenn-Tom Authority promotes the development of the Waterway and its economic and trade potential.
Nickajack Port Authority
P.O. Box 517
849 Port Road
South Pittsburg, Tennessee 37380