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Business Advantages

2Top Reasons to do Business in Mississippi:

  • Favorable Operating Costs Including Low Taxes
  • Strategic Location in the South Central U.S.
  • Quality Workforce and State Sponsored Training
  • A Fair Legal System with the Tort Reform Act of 2004
  • Progressive Financial and Tax Incentive Programs
  • One Stop Environmental Permitting

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Workforce Training

Career training and advancement is easily available to Natchez area residents. Copiah-Lincoln Community College (Co-Lin) has a Workforce Development Center that provides workforce development support for new, existing, and expanding businesses and industries in the state. The Center offers programs and services designed to assist individuals and companies in meeting the challenges of a changing workplace. These services include on-site customized training, industry or firm-related pre-employment training, and basic skills classes.

Local Training Sources

WIN Job Center


In 2009 Adams County had a per capita person income (P CPI) of $28,615.

Major Employers

Company No. Employees
Blain Companies 90
Callon Petroleum Company 61
Corrections Corporation of America 380
Delta-Energy, LLC. 91 (Projected)
Dunleith Plantation 112
Elevance Renewable Sciences 165 (pending)
Energy Drilling 220
Genesis Energy 20 (Announced)
Great River Industries 200
Magnolia Bluffs Casino 252
vonDrehle Corporation 100 (projected)
J. M. Jones Lumber 85
Jordan Carriers 250
Merit Health-Natchez 525
Natchez-Adams School District 620
WT Drilling 104
Rives and Reynolds 45
Southwest Planning & Development District 101
Super Wal-Mart 365
Supermarket Operations 250
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Southwest MS Electric Power
Natchez Chamber of Commerce
Copiah-Lincoln Community College
Contact Information
Natchez, Inc.
Economic Development

100 S. Pearl Street
P.O. Box 700
Natchez, MS 39121


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