June 19, 2015


A place where neighbor knows neighbor and a helping hand is always evident, Itawamba County exemplifies the best of hometown America. Possessed with a strong work ethic, the citizens of this scenic, unspoiled region make it an ideal place to visit, work, and live.

Located halfway between Memphis, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama, Itawamba County is a progressive and growing community comprising thousands of acres of natural beauty. A pastoral heartland along the beautiful Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway, Itawamba County is a place where its people are as diverse as its geography. From the rugged hills and ridges in the eastern part of the county to the fertile, rolling fields west of the Tombigbee, Itawamba County has it all. You can experience everything from history and outdoor adventure to sports and the arts within this unique county nestled in the foothills of Appalachia.

Itawamba County’s rich history and heritage have helped lay a strong foundation for future growth and development. Founded in 1836 from the Mississippi Chickasaw Cession, the beautiful hills and valleys were primarily settled by hardy pioneers from the hill regions of other southern Appalachian states. The pioneering spirit has survived for generations and created a unique place with a respect for the past and and a strong drive to meet the demands of the future.

With prime educational facilities, including one of the nation’s preeminent community colleges (Itawamba Community College), our community provide businesses with an accomplished labor force that has been educated and trained to succeed within today’s global marketplace. In addition, Itawamba County offers numerous attractions and activities for residents and visitors to enjoy throughout the year.

Thank you for taking time to visit our website and please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like additional information regarding our welcoming community.