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Economic Development

Centrally located at the heart of a great transportation nexus, Mississippi County has a lot to offer any company that is interested in the rapid delivery of its goods or products.

Road, rail, water and air all converge for your convenience in Mississippi County, Arkansas. Located on Interstate 55, in less than an hour drive you can be on I-40. Eight miles to the east is the Mississippi River, complete with rail barge terminal. In an hour you can be in the distribution capital of North America, Memphis, TN. The Arkansas Aeroplex possesses one of the longest runways in North America at 11,600 feet long with an all-weather instrument capability.

Already the second largest steel producing area in the United States, the Great River Economic Development Area is possessed of a highly skilled and motivated workforce backed up by state-of-the-art training facilities and institutions. We invite you to take a moment and learn a few facts about our amazing area as well as some of the striking opportunities that presently exist for business expansion.

Click Here to visit the Mississippi County Economic Development Area website.


For more information contact:

Clif Chitwood
Mississippi County, Arkansas Economic Development
4701 Memorial Dr
Blytheville, AR 72318
Phone: (870) 532-6084
Fax: (870) 532-2146
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