Located in the heart of Mississippi, Simpson County is an ideal location to live, work and raise a family. Just south of Jackson and just north of Hattiesburg, our communities are able to maintain a small-town feel while still being close to the benefits of larger cities. Interstates 20, 55, and 59 are all within a 40 – 45 minute drive from Simpson County which makes our area easily accessible to major cities throughout the U.S.
Simpson County is located in the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Simpson County is located in south central Mississippi, approximately 55 miles southeast of the State Capital of Jackson and two hours north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The population is 27,503 . The County Seat is the City of Mendenhall. Simpson County, specifically the City of Magee, is located half way between the City of Jackson and the City of Hattiesburg. Within a 50-mile radius of Magee live over 824,000 persons, approximately 28% of the state’s total population.
We are constantly seeking to bring better jobs and better quality of life to Simpson County through economic and community development. Whether you are an individual or a corporation, we would love for you to join us as we grow in Simpson County!
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