Mala Burns - Executive Director

Office  (601) 267-7161
Cell      (601) 507-7895

[email protected]

103 Pearl Street
Post Office Box 209
Carthage, MS 39051

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Leake County

Leake County is located in central Mississippi one hour northeast of the Jackson metropolitan area.  The 2010 census population of Leake County is 23,805 people.  Within the County, there are three municipalities:  Carthage, the county seat; the Town of Lena; and the Town of Walnut Grove.  
For more information on Leake County and our elected official, click here for their website.

Carthage, MS

The City of Carthage, the county seat, is located in the center of the county at the intersection of Mississippi Highway 16, 35, & 25.  The City recently updated zoning and ordinances and they are ready to work with new and expanding industry.  The City has a surplus of quality water that is well suited for food processing.  

For more information on Carthage, click here for their web site.

Town of Lena, MS

The Town of Lena is located in southwestern Leake County.  This community offers a low cost of living and a small town way of life.  

Town of Walnut Grove, MS

The Town of Walnut Grove is located in the south central part of Leake County at the Scott County line.  The town has a small town atmosphere with the conveniences of larger metropolitan areas just a short drive away. 

For more information on Walnut Grove, click here for their web site.