Benefits for Business in Clinton
- Highly-skilled Workforce
- Customer Friendly Permit Processing
- City Focused on Infrastructure to Enhance Business Environment
Clinton's Retail Demographic Overview
The City of Clinton is ripe with retail potential. Community demographics illustrate a city population that is first rate in terms of age distribution, average income and education level, and city officials are eager to explore expanding the retail scene.Retail Demographics
Clinton offers a robust industrial park with direct rail and interstate access. Current businesses include McNeely Plastics, Bomac Electric, Independent Metal Craft and many more, with room to grow.Find the Park
Business-friendly City Government
Chamber of Commerce
Founded in 1962, the Clinton Chamber of Commerce is comprised of more than 450 businesses, professionals and individual members who are partnering to make the City of Clinton a stronger business community.Chamber of Commerce
Main Street Clinton
Main Street Clinton, Inc., a non-profit organization and program of the Mississippi Main Street Association, exists to strengthen Olde Towne and Clinton Boulevard in partnership with the business community, property owners, and residents.
Elementary & Secondary Education
Clinton Public Schools
Made up of 8 schools, the Clinton Public School District is fully accredited by the Mississippi Department of Education. The school district recently won accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation & School Improvement (SACS-CASI).Clinton Public Schools
Private Elementary & Secondary Schools
Clinton is home to two private schools, Mt. Salus Christian School and Clinton Christian Academy. Private education in Clinton, as with public education, is focused on integrating technology into the curriculum to build a 21st-century-ready future workforce.
Clinton is home to Mississippi College, the oldest college in Mississippi and the second oldest Baptist college in the world. Founded in 1826, the college boasts a distinguished history replete with many outstanding alumni. U.S. News and World Report ranks MC in the "Top 10" category of best values, and the institution has been selected for 13 years to be on the Honor Roll of Character-Building Institutions of the Templeton Foundation.Mississippi College
Mississippi's Family City
Designated as a Mississippi Main Street City, a Mississippi Most Livable City, and a Certified Retirement City, Clinton is truly Mississippi's Family City and one of the premier cities in the state.Clinton Heritage
Civic and Community Engagement
Family friendly activities and events are offered throughout the year through Parks and Recreation and Main Street.
Home Life and Spirituality
Clinton is home to a wide variety of housing options, with approximately 10,794 rooftops throughout our city’s neighborhoods. There are older homes along tree-lined streets, as well as custom-built homes in new, upscale neighborhoods. It's also easy to find acreage available on the outside of the Clinton city limits while still within the Clinton Public School District.Housing in Clinton
- Our 43 churches in many denominations offer a variety of religious activities.
- Church leaders are highly involved in the community.
26th Annual Family Fireworks Extravaganza
Make plans to attend the City of Clinton’s 26th Annual Family Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4th at Traceway Park!More Details
Festivals and More
Our Main Street volunteers host “Dinner and a Movie” eight times each year. Throughout the year, our varied activities range from the “Brick Street Festival”, “Cruzin Clinton” car show, local/regional softball and soccer tournaments, the Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza, and the “Fresh at Five” market.View Events
Music & Dance
Clinton High School is also home to Attaché Show Choir. Attaché is a nationally-ranked, award winning high school show choir made up of 42 singer/dancers, 15 instrumentalists, and a crew of 12. Attaché is the reigning 2014 show choir National Champions. Speaking of award winning champions, Clinton Percussion is currently ranked as the #1 Drum Corps in the world.
On the Weekend
Clinton offers a wide variety of antique shops throughout the city, intriguing the serious antique shopper and fans of memorabilia. From vintage jewelry to period armoires, you can find it all in the heart of Olde Towne Clinton. Browse there for collectible books, fine art, prints, charming cards and more.
If your shopping list includes distinctive home accessories or that exceptional wedding gift, you'll find in in Clinton. Explore the boutiques dotting Highway 80, Clinton Parkway and the Boulevard Business District to find that perfect item.Go Shopping