Jasper County maintains a friendly rural atmosphere, while offering all the amenities of larger cities and community. There is available access to four state highways (15, 18, 528, and 531),and Interstate 59 freight traffic and commerce flows steadily through the community. Freight is handled by Watco Rail Transportation Services, Norfolk Southern Railroad, and five major truck lines.
Bay Springs Municipal Airport
Bay Springs has a 3000-foot utility airport
Pine Belt Regional Airport, 30 miles south, handles air freight and passenger service to the area. Jackson International Airport is located 51 miles away. Key Field in Meridian is 20 miles northeast.
Jasper County has 4 major industrial parks within the county. There are two parks in Bay Springs and two in Heidelberg, all of which are site ready and have a strong infrastructure to support any industrial company.
The Bay Springs/Jasper County Judicial District II Industrial Park is among the highest rated in the state, and is served by rail and full utilities. There are currently 94 acres open for development.
With adequate labor available, and excellent industrial parks, Jasper County has outstanding opportunities for industrial development.
These factors seem to indicate the economic climate is certainly strong enough to support growth and improvement for years to come.
Jasper County is home to sixteen major employers.
The Bay Springs Expanded Industrial Park
was completed in 1998. The Bay Springs/Jasper County Industrial Park #2 is located in Bay Springs, Mississippi. This site has a total of 100 acres, though only 94 acres are available for purchase. The largest tract that can be purchased is a 58 acre parcel. All utilities are located in the industrial park.
Bay Springs is located in east central Mississippi approximately 20 miles west of Interstate 59 and appproximately 23 miles south of Interstate 20. This industrial property is located adjacent to the Watco Railroad, 35 miles Rail Served. Nearest Commercial Airport: Pine Belt Regional Airport. The park is bordered by State Highway 15, as well as county roads and is served by Watco Rail Transportation Services.
The fully developed Heidelberg Industrial Park #1
is located in Jasper County in east central Mississippi. This site has a total of 31 acres with 23 acres available. The site is owned by the City of Heidelberg
and is zoned industrial. This industrial property has all utilities located on or adjacent to it. Heidelberg is located approximately 36 miles southwest of Meridian, Mississippi. The Heidelberg Industrial Park is located approximately 3 miles east of Interstate 59.
Heidelberg Industrial Park #2 Utilities are on the site. This site has a total of 72 acres, which can be purchased as one tract or divided into several parcels to meet any manufacturers needs. The site is owned by the Town of Heidelberg and Jasper County. This industrial park is zoned industrial. The Heidelberg/Jasper County Industrial Park #2 is located adjacent to Interstate 59.
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