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Leake County is served by three (3) major Mississippi Highways.


Mississippi 35 is a major truck route connecting I-20 and I-55 which allows freight lines to avoid

the Metro-Jackson area traffic.   Highway 35 also connects Leake County southward to MS 49

and the Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans.


Four-lane Mississippi 25 bisects Leake County connecting Leake County to Jackson, Starkville-Columbus,

and North East Mississippi.


Mississippi 16 is the major east-west corridor through Leake County Connecting Leake County with Canton and I-55 and Philadelphia-Choctaw, Mississippi.


Leake County is near the major East/West interstate artery in the Southern United States, Interstate 20 at Forest.  I-20 easily connects Leake County with virtually all the major metropolitan areas in the South. To the east, I-20 provides access to Meridian, Birmingham, Atlanta, Columbia, SC, and terminates in Florence, SC with Interstate 95 the major north-south trade route in the Eastern U.S. To the west from Jackson, I-20 connects your business or industry with Vicksburg, Dallas, Shreveport, and El Paso where I-20 terminates with Interstate 10.


Leake County has easy access to Interstate-55 both at Canton and Vaiden. I-55 connects Leake County with Memphis, Tennessee; Saint Louis, Missouri; and Chicago to the north and to Baton Rouge, La. to the South where it connects with Interstate 65 and Interstate 10 to New Orleans.



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