Walthall County is referred to as the CREAM PITCHER OF MISSISSIPPI because it is the primary
dairy county in the state, leading in milk production and the number of dairies.
Conveniently located in southwest Mississippi, Walthall County is home to 15,000+ residents who
contribute to the area’s rich agricultural history, from dairy and poultry production, to the abundant
pine harvesting. Don’t let the population numbers fool you though. Over 600,000 people live within
55 miles of Tylertown which gives us the ability to provide a quality workforce for the needs of almost
any size company.
We can’t prove that southern hospitality was invented in Tylertown, but we suspect it was. Our folks
are some of the nicest that you will find anywhere.
Tylertown offers an appealing climate for the family as well as business. Ideally located between
Jackson, MS and New Orleans, LA, the city and county offer the pleasant lifestyle of a progressive
small town but with easy access to many parts of the south. Four-lane HWY 98 makes traveling to
Hattiesburg, MS and accessing I-59 a pleasant and speedy route. I-55 and McComb, MS is less than
20 minutes from Tylertown via four-lane Hwy 98.
Our southern hospitality is genuine and we welcome you to call us home - for yourself or your business.
Walthall County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 227
Tylertown, MS 39667
(601) 876-2680 or email us
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