Wayne County is home to two industrial parks — the Wayne County Industrial Park in south Waynesboro and Meadowlands Industrial-Commerce Park adjacent to the U.S. Highway 45 corridor.
Wayne County Industrial Park
The Wayne County Industrial Park traces its roots to 1969 and is home to a variety of well-established business interests and manufacturers including Odom Industries (chemical formulating, packaging and warehousing); Scotch Plywood (veneer mill); Mar-Jac Poultry (chicken hatchery and feed mill); Hood Industries (lumber mill); Quality Plywood (plywood and veneer operations); Southern Mississippi Trading (wholesale trading company); and Carpenter Pole and Piling (utility poles and various piles).
The Wayne County Industrial Park has direct access to Mississippi Highway 145 and Mississippi Highway 63 with connections to U.S. Highway 45 (north-south four-lane) and U.S. Highway 84 (east-west four-lane). The park is also served by Meridian Southern Railway, which provides freight rail transportation northward through Meridian, Mississippi, to the national rail system via the Canadian Pacific-Kansas City Southern Railway.
The Wayne County Industrial Park is also home to the Waynesboro Municipal Airport and City of Waynesboro Wasterwater Treatment Plant. It is well served with municipal water and sewer services as well as three-phase power, natural gas and telecommunication utilities.
For full information on the Wayne County Industrial Park, contact the Wayne County Economic Development office at 601-735-6056; visit the WCEDD office at 610 Azalea Drive in Waynesboro (across the street from the courthouse) or email Community Affairs Officer Sean Dunlap at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meadowlands Industrial-Commerce Park
Meadowlands Industrial-Commerce Park is Wayne County’s second publicly-owned, shovel-ready site to accept industrial development and is located southeast of Waynesboro and is bounded by U.S. Highway 45, Winchester Crossroad and County Farm Road.
Meadowlands Industrial-Commerce Park has welcomed its initial tenants, including Kelley Companies (a diversified, locally owned corporation that operates various operation including Al-Tom Forest Product’s timber storage yard) and T & C Specialty Distributors (electrical supplies).
Meadowlands has a 500,000-gallon above-ground water storage tank along with wasterwater infrastructure (all managed by the City of Waynesboro) along with three-phase power provided by Dixie Electric Power Association, gas service provided by Chickasawhay Natural Gas District; fiber connectivity through DE Fastlink; and traditional telephone service through AT&T.
For full information on the Meadowlands Industrial-Commerce Park, contact the Wayne County Economic Development office at 601-735-6056; visit the WCEDD office at 610 Azalea Drive in Waynesboro (across the street from the courthouse) or email Community Affairs Officer Sean Dunlap at email@example.com.
Additionally, you can view information about Meadowlands through the Mississippi Development Authority by clicking HERE.