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Tunica County

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Overview

Proximity

The second-busiest airport in the world by cargo traffic (Memphis International Airport)

The fifth-busiest inland port in the U.S.

Five (5) Class 1 railroads

 

Easy access to six (6) interstate highways  

 

More than twenty (20) colleges and universities

LOcation

The southernmost county in the Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Area

 

The northernmost county fully located within the Mississippi River Delta region of the U.S.

Investments

The county serves as an employment center for the region.

 

Since 2010, there has been approximately $500 million in Foreign Direct Investment within the county.

 

Schulz Xtruded Products – a PCC Company, Feuer Powertrain, and Covington Aircraft are all located in the county serving the advanced manufacturing (automotive), aerospace, and oil & gas industries.

Foreign-Trade Zone

 Home to an active Foreign-Trade Zone and provides numerous incentive offerings to help offset investment and operational costs.