Access to the world’s markets by highway, air and water!

Centrally located in the heart of Northwestern Mississippi, Bolivar County offers business and industry the option of transporting and receiving goods by highway, air, rail and major river port.


Highways, including four-lane US 61, 49W, MS 8 and MS 446, transverse the County, connecting the region to major markets to the north, south, east and west. Additionally, proposed I-69 will directly bisect Bolivar County, providing new access to Canada, the Midwest and Southwest U.S., and to Central America. With I-55 and U.S. 82 also just 40 minutes from Cleveland, the County is within 500 miles or less of a number of major metropolitan areas including, Atlanta, New Orleans, Dallas, Memphis, Nashville, St. Louis and Birmingham.


Cleveland boasts the County’s largest general aviation airport. And, for commercial flights, the Mid-Delta Regional Airport in Greenville, just minutes away, is served by Northwest Airlink providing connections to major hubs across the country. Bolivar County is also within easy driving distance of both the Memphis and Jackson International airports.

River Port

The Rosedale-Bolivar County Port provides access to the nation’s largest and busiest waterway, the Mississippi River. The Port boasts a “T”-shaped dock with a 150-ton crane with 5-yard clam bucket, 20,000 square foot terminal building and outside concrete storage pads with access to rail service. Harbor, fleeting and towing services to the Port are provided by a local firm. A 1000-acre industrial park, offering water-front sites, is strategically located at the Port.