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The Greene County, Mississippi Economic Development Department is under the authority of the

Greene County Board of Supervisors.​

Turkey Fork Reservoir

INFRASTRUCTURE

  • State Highway 63/57 is 33 miles of four-lane highway running generally north and south from the south-central part of the county to the northeast corner of the county.

  • U. S. Highway 98 is 14 miles of four-lane highway in the southwestern quadrant of the county.

  • These four-lane highways connect to nearby Interstate Highways in three directions. Interstate 59 is 45 minutes West, Interstate 10 is 45 minutes South, and Interstate 65 is 45 minutes East.

  • Canadian National Rail has 11 miles of Class I rail line in the Southwestern corner of the county.

  • Three ports with access into the Gulf of Mexico within 45 minutes to 1.5 hours from Greene County.

  • Three regional airports in three directions average 1 hour from Greene County.

SCHOOLS

  • Greene County High School 9th Grade through 12th Grade

  • Leakesville Junior High School 5th Grade through 8th grade

  • Leakesville Elementary School with 460 students PreK through 4th grade

  • McLain Attendance Center PreK through 8th Grade

  • Sand Hill Attendance Center PreK through 8th Grade

  • Greene County Vocational Center

RECREATION

In Greene County, Mississippi, you’ll find no shortage of outdoor recreational opportunities. Enjoy stunning views at Turkey Fork Reservoir, boating or kyaking down the Chickasawhay or Leaf Rivers, camping, fishing, hunting, or local off-road vehicle sports at Wild Country Offroad Park, all offer exhilarating experiences to fuel your inner adventurer. Whether you like to rough it by camping in the outdoors, or prefer some of the comforts of an RV, you'll fall in love with Greene County. Local and area organized summer leagues along with our school sports programs provide plenty of onfield excitement as well. Whatever your seek for recreation you are sure to find it here in Greene County

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Mission Statement

 The Greene County Economic Development Department's mission is to promote the county to potential business interests, support existing businesses in the county, and encourage and support community development initiatives and events that will demonstrate the positive qualities found in Greene County. 

Our Purpose

The Purpose of the Greene County Economic Development Department is to improve the overall quality of life for all Greene County citizens.

 

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