Location:

206 North Main Street

Water Valley, MS 38695

662.473.1122

wvchamber@bellsouth.net

Hours:

Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri

9am - 3:30 pm

Wed 9am - 12 pm

Mailing:

PO BOX 726

Water Valley, MS 38695

© 2023 by Water Valley Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved.

Newcomers

GUIDE

You'rE gonna love it here.

Water Valley is home to an actively involved community, and we look forward to your being a part of it. Feel free to stop by our office if you don't find what you're looking for here.

TOWN SERVICES

City Hall                             662-473-2431

Mayor’s Office                  662-473-1533

Emergency                        911
Fire Department              662-473-2111
Police Department           662-473-2933
Sheriff’s Department      662-473-2722

Time & Temperature       662-473-4473

UTILITIES

 

ELECTRICITY/WATER
Electric and Water Department
City Hall
101 Blackmur Drive

662-473-3326
A request for service application must be completed at City Hall. Proof of residency must be provided either by rental receipt or proof of ownership. Deposits for electricity are $175 for renters and $75 for home owners. Water deposit is $25. There is also a $50 hookup fee for all.

 

NATURAL GAS
Centerpoint Energy

800-371-5417
A request for service application may be completed via phone request. Valid driver’s license and Social Security card numbers are required. The deposit of $75 may be waived as per credit review. A service fee of $20 is assessed for hook-up. 
centerpoint.com

MOTOR VEHICLES

Driver’s License     www.dmv.org

New residents should obtain a driver’s license within 60 days of establishing residency. 

Seat Belts                 

Driver and front-seat passengers must wear seat belts. Children under four must be restrained in a suitable car seat.

Insurance               

Drivers must maintain liability insurance for their vehicle, and they must carry proof of insurance in their vehicle at all times

License Plates               

New residents are required to obtain a license plate within 30 days of establishing residency. Fees vary according to the vehicle make and model.

Visit Yalobusha County Tax Collector

Courthouse
205 Blackmur Drive
Water Valley, MS 38965

662-473-1235  

TRASH PICKUP
 

City Sanitation Department

662-473-4229
County Garbage Services

662-473-5024
Days for curbside collection vary as per location. Within the city limits, leaves and other yard debris are also collected at the curb. It is illegal to burn trash within the city limits.

VOTER REGISTRATION
 

To vote for elected officials in Mississippi, residents must be at least 18 years of age by the November election and register 28 days prior to it. Registration is complete at the Circuit Clerk’s office at the Courthouse. For more information, call  662-473-1341

NEWSPAPER

North Mississippi Herald (weekly)

662-473-1473
500 N. Main Street
Water Valley, MS 38965

MAPS

A variety of Water Valley maps are available through the Water Valley Area Chamber of Commerce at no cost. Visit the resource center at the chamber office, or call  662-473-1122 for more information

BLACKMUR MEMORIAL LIBRARY

608 Blackmur Drive 
Water Valley, MS 38965

662-473-2444
Hours of operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Mississippi Electronics Libraries On-Line (MELO):
www.colin.cc.ms.us/vcclib

POST OFFICE

501 N. Main Street           
Water Valley, MS 38965

662-473-3004

SOCIAL SERVICES

Child/Adult Abuse Hotline

800-222-8000

FAMILY & YOUTH SERVICES

American Red Cross

North Central Mississippi Chapter

662-236-1282

 

Baptist Children’s Village

662-473-3717

 

Compassion Food Ministries

662-473-4149

 

Meals on Wheels

662-473-2022

 

Mississippi Association of Educators

662-473-3325

 

Public Health Information

1-800-489-7670

 

Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Office

662-473-2274 / 1-800-545-6747

 

Yalobusha  Health Department

662-473-1424

 

Yalobusha County Department
of Human Services

662-473-1071