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Demographics & Labor (5)
Looking for a list of the largest employers in the region? As you can see it is easy to find great companies and great company in Tupelo/Lee County.
Download PDF: Largest Employers.pdf
Here is some information on the union activity in the region, Tupelo/Lee County is proud of great environment between employers and employees in our community.
Download PDF: Labor Union Synopsis.pdf
Here is a quick snapshot of the movement in the Tupelo/Lee County area for new company expansions or closings.
Download PDF: Company Expansions and Closings.pdf
Our team has put a quick snapshot of the Tupelo/Lee County labor demographics. From education level and general population information to a breakdown of worker employment, it can all be found here.
Download PDF: Labor Demographics.pdf
Want to know what makes Tupelo/Lee County so special? Here is a quick snapshot of the general make up of the region and population.
Download PDF: General Demographics.pdf
Transportation & Infrastructure (6)
Commercial jet service for the Tupelo-Lee County area is provided through the Tupelo Regional Airport (TUP) and with connecting flights to Nashville International Airport (BNA). Last year TUP had over 15,000 passengers. The airport has a 13,600 square foot terminal, nine (9) conventional hangars, and 18 paved tie-down spaces. The runway is 7,150 feet long with a 150 foot wide grooved pavement surface. The field offers instrument approaches, a full lighting system, and a control tower. Tupelo Regional Airport 662.841.6570 www.flytupelo.com
DOWNLOAD PDF: Airports and Airlines.pdf
Located in the heart of Northeast Mississippi, Tupelo/Lee County provides access to all major Southeast U.S. markets within a day's drive. Named an “All America City” five times by the National Civic League,Tupelo/Lee County is consistently ranked in the top counties in Mississippi for personal income, retail sales, total employment, and business activity. Tupelo/Lee County is also home to one of the largest manufacturing bases of manufacturing employees with approximately 20.2% of all employees in the manufacturing sector.
DOWNLOAD PDF: Southeast US Location.pdf
Curious about where Tupelo/Lee County is in relation to the other major markets take a quick look at this map.
DOWNLOAD PDF: Regional Map.pdf
Want to reach 77% of the United States population within two days drive? Look no further, Tupelo/Lee County is the answer. Mississippi’s highway network is vital to the state’s economy and was ranked 8th best in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the “Annual Highway Report” by Reason Foundation. The result is minimal traffic congestion while drawing on a labor force area of over 100 zip codes. Home to two major rail lines and access to both the east and west coast.
DOWNLOAD PDF: Rail and Truck Logistics.pdf
Want to know where more about our county take a look. Home to Elvis Presley, the nation's largest rural hospital, two multi billion dollar financial institutions headquarters, over 130 manufacturers and so much more.
Download PDF: Lee County Area Map.pdf
A foreign-trade zone is a designated location in the United States where companies can use special procedures that help encourage U.S. activity and value added - in competition with foreign alternatives - by allowing delayed or reduced duty payments on foreign merchandise, as well as other savings.
Download PDF: Foreign Trade Zone Benefits.pdf
Community Snapshots (10)
Find out about what makes Mississippi's community colleges so special. Find out about programs, enrollment, and technical training offered at our community colleges.
Download PDF: Community College Programs.pdf
Here is a snapshot of our two major research universities and their programs. Having these right in our backyard means that talent is continually being prepared and spun out into the region.
Download PDF: College & Universities Programs.pdf
Find out more information about Tupelo/Lee County's public education, which has perennially been the crown jewel of our community.
Download PDF: Lee County Public Education Overview.pdf
Quality of Life (6)
Being a good sport is easy in Tupelo/Lee County. In addition to a brand-new aquatic center, our community has many other top-notch recreation facilities and activities for residents who want to stay in shape and on top of their game. Find out more...
Download PDF: Quality of Life Recreation.pdf
Hitting the right note is easy in Tupelo/Lee County. In addition to a 10,000-seat arena at the Cadence Arena, our community has many other top-notch music venues facilities all over the city with chart topping artists every week. Find out more...
Download PDF: Quality of Life Music.pdf
Only moments away from high intensity action of SEC caliber sports, Tupelo is just down the road from Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi. Whether it is football, baseball, basketball, soccer, or more, you can get right into the game. Find out more...
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Finding talent can be difficult, but not in Tupelo. There are numerous groups and opportunities for engagement which have connected and grown the young talent in the area. Being close to two major universities doesn't hurt either. Find out more...
Download PDF: Quality of Life Young Talent.pdf
North Mississippi Medical Center is the largest hospital in Mississippi and the largest rural hospital in the United States. The Tupelo center and its other campuses and clinics serve 730,000 residents in a 24-county region that stretches throughout northern Mississippi and into parts of Alabama and Tennessee. Find out more...
Download PDF: Quality of Life Medical.pdf
Find about all that Tupelo/Lee County has to help with the "retail therapy" you may need.
Download PDF: Quality of Life Retail.pdf
Taxes & Incentives / Foreign Trade Zone (6)
The estimated foreign-trade zone savings worksheet is a tool to provide companies with a general idea of the possible savings from FTZ membership, and communicate as clearly as possible the ways that FTZs can cut costs....
DOWNLOAD PDF: Foreign Trade Zone Worksheet Packet.pdf
Here is a quick look at some of the opportunities Tupelo/Lee County, the State of Mississippi and our partners work together to help create the best business environment for companies looking to grow, expand or relocate to the region.
Download PDF: State & Local Incentives.pdf
Here is a quick look at the newest incentive program for the State of Mississippi and our partners work together to help create the best business environment for companies looking to grow, expand or relocate to the region.
Download PDF: MFLEX_Incentive.pdf
Looking for the necessary applications, as well as a brief overview of the types of property that can be exempted from ad valorem taxation. You are in the right place.
Download PDF: Real Personal Property Tax Exemptions.pdf
Here are the guidelines for new and existing industries seeking to take advantage of free port warehouse tax exemptions. The necessary applications are included as well as a brief overview of the statute authorizing the exemptions.
Download PDF: Free Port Warehouse Tax Exemptions Packet.pdf
The Lee County Plus adds to the State of Mississippi’s incentives by offering additional competitive advantages for new and expanding companies within Lee County.
Download PDF: Lee County PLUS Summary.pdf
Industrial Parks (4)
Harry A. Martin North Lee Industrial Complex - Located in northern Lee County adjacent to US Highway 45 and just over ten miles north of Interstate 22, this park is home to domestic and international companies including H.M. Richards, Auto Parts Manufacturing Mississippi, FXI and more.
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Tupelo Lee Industrial Park South - Located in southern Lee County adjacent to US Highway 45 and just over ten miles south of Interstate 22, this park is home to domestic and international companies including Ashley Furniture, United Furniture, General Atomics, MTD Products, Grammer Inc., Blue Delta Jeans and more.
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Turner Industrial Park - Located in central Lee County adjacent to US Highway 45 and just over five miles north of Interstate 22, this park is home to domestic and international companies including Ashley Furniture, Syntron Material Handling, WestRock, Omega Motion and more.
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The HIVE - Your company is poised for a bright future with all it needs to be operational, efficient and successful in the Hive. Located on Mississippi Highway 6, less than 6 miles from U.S. 45, and just under 10 miles from Interstate 22. The HIVE is also less than an hour's drive from two major research universities in the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University.
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