Washington County, Mississippi Economic Alliance

Overview

We know how to grow.

Land, water + sky high performance and satisfaction.

Timing: It’s crucial, growing a business or a crop, growing a forest or a community. Sometimes only care and patience will get the job done; more often than not in today’s global marketplace, speed and immediate solutions are also required. We provide all that in Washington County, because we’ve grown it all—deep-rooted crops and communities, forests that touch the clouds and manufactured goods that reach markets around the globe. In Washington County, we know how to put time on your side.

To begin with, we offer the intermodal logistics and a strategic Mississippi River location to move goods and products to domestic and foreign markets rapidly. We’re also in the business of creating timely solutions. In Stoneville, at Mississippi State University’s Delta Research and Extension Center and at nearly a dozen regional and federal research agencies, cutting-edge investigations are leading to improved yields for commercial agriculture and aquaculture, while preserving the Mississippi Delta’s extraordinary natural resources for tomorrow. At neighboring Delta State University, tomorrow is here today, as 4,000 students from all 50 states and 20 foreign countries are preparing to meet global challenges.

Washington County moves swiftly to meet custom custom workforce training needs, and will have your operation up and running swiftly, performing to your specs and exceeding your expectations. Meanwhile, generous financial incentives will have you well on your way toward return on investment.

 

Breakthrough performance from deeper roots: As your operation flows at the speed of global business, you’ll find perfect ground to put down roots in communities where rich history runs deep. We may have green thumb for ag and industry, but we’re also a cradle for the blues, with a distinguished literary and artistic heritage woven by writers and artists loved the world over—from award-winning novelists to renowned blues musicians to the creator of the Muppets. Our food is also world-famous, and speaking of roots, a state park and three National Wildlife Refuges make for life-enhancing recreation and scenery that, in the midst of a fast-paced world, feel timeless.

People come from all over the nation to Washington County to experience the legendary Mississippi Delta at its best. You’ll enjoy it every day, with a wealth of great places to live, eat and play. Meanwhile, your operation will find plenty of room for growth, thanks to abundant acreage at two expansive industrial parks now under development.

Land, water, sky-high opportunity. We have all the right elements, and we know how to grow. Let’s talk about what Washington County can grow for you.



Promoting economic growth and development in Washington County.

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Debra Wintory

Chamber Director

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