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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

Grant Awarded to Madison County Schools

The Madison County Business League & Foundation and the Madison County Community Trust awarded a grant to the Madison County Schools to fund ACT Work Keys testing for their district academies and career and technical students.  Successful completion of the ACT Work...

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MCEDA Welcomes New Board Members

Madison County, Miss. (November 8, 2018)- The Madison County Board of Supervisors have appointed two new board members to the Madison County Economic Development Authority Board.  Gerard Gibert was appointed to the at-large position, and Tracy Bailey was appointed to...

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2018 Vision Celebration Awards Presentations

The Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) and the Madison County Business League & Foundation hosted the 10th anniversary Vision Celebration luncheon on October 16, 2018, at the Country Club of Jackson.  Serving as the keynote speaker, MCEDA Executive...

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Madison Recently Named ‘Mississippi’s Most Successful City’

From HottyToddy.com. The accolades are nonstop for this metro Jackson city of 30,000 residents. Madison has received yet another feather in the city’s hat as Zippia, a Career Website has just acknowledged the upscale community as the most successful in the Magnolia...

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25 New Jobs Coming to Madison County, Miss.

  Madison County, Miss. (August 14, 2018) - The Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) announced this week that Malouf Construction is locating its new headquarters in the Flora Industrial Park, investing $1.7 Million over the next 3 years.  The company...

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