The Town of Walnut is focused on improving sustainable wealth for all the communities in Tippah County. Local businesses are the fuel that propel our economy, and we take pride in those who call Walnut home. We have answers that prospective business professionals have about operating a business here, and continue to provide support long after they are established.


Investment Property Available: 28191 Hwy 15

Excellent performance history.  Perfect location for multiple uses.  11,879 s.f.; Easy access to U.S. Hwy 72 (Memphis or Huntsville).  Call 662-837-3353 for potential incentives.  CLICK HERE to view property!



Walnut Community Demographics (20 mile radius)

Although the population of our town is around 775, the neighbors surrounding Walnut comprise a much larger customer and employee base.  You may be surprised!  CLICK HERE for the facts!


Economic Development Overall Excellence Award Winner 2014

The Mississippi Municipal League recognized the Town of Walnut as the overall excellence award leader among all municipalities for its work on landing the Aluma-Form project.  CLICK HERE for a copy of the presentation.


Take a look at our Industrial Park!

Current industries include Abby Manufacturing, Draka Elevator Products and Aluma-Form.  We have approximately 100 acres available for your facility on the north side of Highway 72 and another 200 acres on the south side of the highway.  Give us a call and let us show you around!  Preview the video HERE!


Ideal location

Walnut is at the junction of U.S. Highway 72 (four-lane) and State Highway 15 (four-lane in process). We are about an hour’s drive from Memphis or Jackson, Tennessee, Florence, Alabama, and Tupelo, Mississippi. I-22 is about a half-hour South of Walnut and I-269 is about a half-hour West of Walnut. Our resources include ample supplies of natural gas, water, sewer, waste collection and electricity.


An abundance of commercial and industrial real estate make Walnut a great place to start, grow or relocate your business. Our population is 775 within the town limits, but 10,000 people live within a six-mile radius. Low business costs and a skilled workforce are available right now..


Quality of Life

The charm of small town Mississippi is waiting for you in Walnut. Escape the metropolis and discover warm hospitality, a community focused on health and wellness, rich natural resources and bountiful outdoor sporting activities. Give us the opportunity to show you what we mean by, “Community is where you live; Home is where you belong.”