Logistical Advantages

Prentiss County is located in the heart of Mississippi's manufacturing region. Direct access to divided 4-lane highways, multiple inland ports nearby, and rail access provide industry with many options to moving goods. Prentiss County is centrally located in the southern automotive corridor, adjacent to a steel industry cluster, 90 miles from two research universities, and home to Northeast Mississippi Community College. Industry looking to locate in the area will find an environment primed for success.

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Prentiss County is located in North Mississippi, close to both the Tennessee and Alabama borders.

From Booneville, near the center of Prentiss County, it is

  • 117 miles to Memphis, TN
  • 151 miles to Birmingham, AL
  • 229 miles to Jackson, MA
  • 414 miles to New Orleans, LA (Port of New Orleans)
  • 255 miles to Little Rock, AR
  • 407 miles to Lexington, KY