Service Providers

Jackson County, Mississippi recognizes the importance of a stable, reliable, and complete utilities and telecommunications infrastructure. These resources enable your business to work more efficiently and improve overall productivity. Jackson County has a growing network of professionals, experts, and resources to support your business’ needs. Our utility providers are top notch and our advanced telecommunications options will keep your business connected. For information on the service providers of Jackson County please see below:


All electricity consumed in the Jackson County Economic Market is generated and transmitted by the Mississippi Power Company (A Southern Company). This generated power is supplied to industrial, commercial and residential customers by Mississippi Power itself (in certain areas), as well as Singing River Electric Power Association - a cooperative distributor, serving about 70,000 customers in the county.

Water and Sewer

Water and sewer costs vary by city and location within the county, as well as business size. Services are provided by municipal and special utility districts, depending on the site. Rates are competitive with those in the Gulf Coast region.

For system specifications and rates, please contact JCEDF Senior Project Manager, Natalia Diaz.

Natural Gas

Commercial and industrial consumers (or "end-users") of natural gas who are located on CenterPoint Energy's distribution system and burn a minimum of 50 Mcf per day, or 18,250 Mcf annually, may be qualified for CenterPoint Energy's Transportation Services. When enrolled in Transportation Services, end-users may select from a list of approved, competitive natural gas suppliers who will use CenterPoint Energy's natural gas distribution system to ship natural gas to the end-use customer's facility. Transportation Services is a choice for the end-user, and participation is is not a requirement for natural gas service. If an end-user decides to declines to participate in Transportation Services, they will continue to receive the same safe, reliable natural gas sales services provided by CenterPoint Energy to all customers.


Telecommunication services in Jackson County, Mississippi are provided by Bellsouth / AT&T. Services available include, but are not limited to:

  • T1 (aka DS1) service
  • Broadband service
  • Fiber Optic cabling
  • Wi-Fi options
For more information on Telecommunication services offered in Jackson County please visit the Bellsouth / AT&T Mississippi Economic Development website »

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$6.7M grant goes for runway improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the


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