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Here in Bay Springs, we're proud to have Bayless Restaurant as one of the oldest restaurants in town and Harris Hankins Motors as the only automotive dealership in the city.

The City of Bay Springs has an extensive list of business and industry. We have a wide selection of goods and services that meet the needs of our visitors and residents. We are proud to support ventures that create new opportunities for our people.

The state agencies below are helpful if you would like to begin a business. U.S. Small Business Administration’s Small Business Planner provides guides and resources on developing business plans and common-sense advise on starting a new business.

Bay Springs has two industrial parks within the city limits, both of which are site ready and have a strong infrastructure to support an industrial company. The Bay Springs/Jasper County Judicial District II Industrial Park is among the highest rated in the state, and is served by rail and full utilities.


There are currently 123 acres open for development. 


Our business directory can be located at the links below. 





Much of the industry in Jasper County is located in the Bay Springs Industrial Parks. Bay Springs maintains a rural and friendly atmosphere, while offering all the amenities of larger cities.


There is available access to four state highways (15,18, 528,and 531) and Interstate 59 freight traffic and commerce flows steadily through the community. Freight is handled by Watco Rail Transportation Services, Norfolk Southern Railroad, and five major truck lines.

Bay Springs has two industrial parks within the city limits, both of which are site ready and have a strong infrastructure to support any industrial company.


The Bay Springs/Jasper County Judicial District II Industrial Park is among the highest rated in the state, and is served by rail and full utilities. There are currently 123 acres open for development.

For more information about Bay Springs Industrial Park, call:  

Bay Springs City Hall 601-764-4112
Jasper County Ec Dev District 601-764-2700
Mid Mississippi Development District 601- 683-2091


City of Bay Springs Airport



Bay Springs has a 3000-foot utility airport, Bay Springs Municipal Airport (Thigpen Field) south of town which handles air freight and passenger service to the area. Jackson International Airport is located 51 miles away. Key Field in Meridian is 20 miles northeast of Bay Springs.

The City maintains a list of hangers available for rent and collects the rental fees and fuel payment for the Bay Springs Municipal Airport (Thigpen Field).


Physical Address 
78 Airport Road
Bay Springs, MS 39422

Emergency Contact: 601-764-3122

City Hall Phone: 601-764-4112

Fax: 601-764-4110


Monday through Friday 
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Economic Development



 Why not locate your business or industry in a beautiful location with less congestion, less crime, and lower taxes?

Bay Springs is a great place to enjoy being outdoors in a mild climate most of the year. Some major businesses and industries have chosen to settle here. The Jasper County Economic Development District serves as a voice for the city and county’s economic development needs. 


Through collaboration with other local, state and national entities, JCEDD (Jasper County Economic Development District) is a liaison for industry interested in moving to our area.

Along with the staff at Mid- Mississippi Development District, we (JCEDD) offer information and help in securing incentives and other needs that business and industry require. We serve the county community and industries who are seeking a convenient and profitable location. We seek to improve our economy and quality of life through the development of resources. 

Mid Mississippi Development District, which represents a six-county area in Central Mississippi, and JCEDD are the region’s premier business leadership organizations. The District, with its full-time developer and staff, assist local officials and organizations with industrial recruitment efforts and act as liason to state and federal agencies. Their mission is to attract, retain and grow businesses, industries, and jobs in Bay Springs and all areas of Jasper County.

We are ready to help companies participate in the growth of the county through a variety of different programs. Among other incentives to new business and industry, Jasper County has its own incentive program called Revolving Loan Fund. A pool of monetary resources have been set aside to provide loans to help companies become established in Jasper County.

Need site ready available land within an industrial park? There are two industrial parks in Bay Springs! We also offer a wide range of incentives available to help business and industry owners get established and make a smooth transition into the area with help from the appropriate agencies and government departments.

Site-Ready acreage in Bay Springs Industrial Park available now. Call JCEDD – 601-764-2700

The City of Bay Springs Business, Industry and Economic Development

39 South 6th Street

Bay Springs, MS 39422

Phone: 601-764-4112

Fax: 601-764-4110


Need more information about The City of Bay Springs Business, Industry and Economic Development please email us at or give us a call at 601-764-4112. 

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