Yalobusha County is a prime location for industry and business. With its proximity to Memphis, Tennessee, Birmingham, Alabama, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Jackson, Mississippi, Water Valley’s access to large markets and transportation is both quick and easy.
Major transportation routes include Interstate 55, a major joint rail line, and US Highway 51.
Two industrial parks located in Water Valley, MS and Coffeeville, MS.
Opportunities for local incentives to supplement attractive state incentives and tax breaks.
Banking & Finance
Three major financial institutions serve the Water Valley area- Mechanics Bank, Renasant Bank, and Regions Bank. Mechanics Bank was established here in Water Valley in 1892, and it remains an independently owned and operated bank today. All three institutions provide comprehensive banking services, financial assistance, and educational resources to individuals, businesses, and the community at large.
With approximately 18.6 million acres of forest- predominately pine, oak, and gum -Mississippi is the number one tree-farming state in the nation with the annual harvest exceeding $1 billion. The state ranks second nationally in the number of acres reforested each year. Regional forestry programs include an abundance of pine, mixed hardwood, and Paulson.
Comprehensive medical care is integral to the quality of life of residents young and old. Yalobusha General Hospital & Nursing Home provides a range of services, including laboratory, radiology, rehabilitation, and respiratory therapy. The facility consists of 26 acute-care, 122 nursing-home, and 2 assisted living beds. Yalobusha General also operates an outpatient rehabilitation clinic, a physician’s clinic, and a paramedic-level ambulance service. Supportive medical entities in Water Valley include dentists, family practitioners, optometrists, and physical therapists.