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MCEDA’s mission is to encourage the growth of the county’s existing business and industry, attract new investment and higher-paying jobs, and to increase Madison County’s competitiveness leading to a diverse, vibrant economy benefitting all the county’s citizens.

Madison County

Located in Mississippi’s largest MSA, Madison County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state, with an 8.1% population growth over the past 5 years. For the past two years, Madison the City has been voted the best place to live in Mississippi by Mississippi Magazine and Ridgeland was voted by Expedia as Top 50 most comfortable places to live in the U.S. Within just a short drive, many people enjoy the activities the Jackson metro has to offer such as over 560 restaurants, 58 parks, 639 churches, 485 retail establishments, 14 golf courses, and 31 museums.

Quality of Life

Madison County offers a variety of outdoor activities for everyone. The Natchez Trace boasts several miles of biking and running trails and is considered a U.S. National Park. Madison County is also home to several beautiful golf courses around the area and the Ross Barnett Reservoir. The Reservoir is a 33,000-acre lake that brings an approximate 2.5 million visitors each year where people can enjoy a variety of activities such as boating and fishing.

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Latest News & Updates

Pathways2Possibilities: P2P comes to Central Mississippi

Pathways2Possibilities:P2P comes to Central Mississippi to help 8th graders and identified older youth explore opportunities for their career future.We are excited to launch the inaugural P2P Career Fair in Central Mississippi on Wednesday and Thursday, November 6th...

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Fastenal Distribution Center Grand Opening

MCEDA, Gov. Phil Bryant and executives from leading industrial supply company Fastenal, along with over 100 attendees, celebrated the grand opening of the Fastenal's new distribution center in Madison County on Thursday, October 17th.

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2019 Outstanding Madison County Young Professional

Left to Right: Cecil Harper and Grant Montgomery. Photo by Deryll Stegall The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) presented the 2019 Outstanding Young Professional Award to BancorpSouth’s Madison County President Grant Montgomery. Cecil...

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C Spire’s Hu Meena Receives 2019 Visionary Leadership Award

Left to Right: Cecil Harper and Hu Meena. Photo by Deryll Stegall. The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) and the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) presented the 2019 Visionary Leadership Award to C Spire Chairman and CEO...

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MMC Materials, Inc. Presented 2019 Vision Award

Left to Right: Joey Deason and Rodney Grogan. Photo by Deryll Stegall. The Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) and the Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) presented the 2019 Vision Award to MMC Materials, Inc.   MCEDA...

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