Stone County, Mississippi

Stone Investment Inc. contracted The University of Southern Mississippi’s Department of Economic Development to conduct a target industry analysis for the region of Stone County including a peer community review of Stone, Pearl River, and George due to the similarities in economies and demographics. The report focus was to find new focus industry sectors for Stone County. The analysis suggests the following target industries to attract to Stone County: Cement Manufacturing, Oil & Gas Field Manufacturing, Construction Sand & Gravel Mining, Specialized Freight Trucking, and Industrial Mold Manufacturing.