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Transportation access, workforce diversity, economic development incentives and plenty of available space–it all comes together in Independence County, Arkansas.
Independence County is right where you want to be–just two hours from Memphis and the north/south I-55 corridor and only an hour and a half from Little Rock and the east/west I-40 corridor, with proximity to the Mississippi River and the Missouri and Northern Arkansas Railroad.
The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville and the prestigious Lyon College provide skilled workers to complement the area’s already-strong unskilled labor workforce. Powerful economic development incentive programs make investing in Independence County a smart choice for your bottom line. Explore everything the region has to offer and contact us to learn more about what makes Independence County, Arkansas the perfect fit for your business.

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