The Chickasaw Development Foundation in Houston was founded in 1953, and is one of the oldest economic development organizations in Northeast Mississippi.
It has served as a catalyst for bringing about industrial growth in Houston and Chickasaw County. Although Chickasaw County ranks 53th in county population among Mississippi’s counties, it ranks 13th in manufacturing jobs. Five of the top 100 companies in Mississippi are either located in Chickasaw County or have their headquarters here. Chickasaw County is home to the largest furniture store in the State of Mississippi.
Chickasaw County is home to one of the largest privately owned furniture manufacturers in the United States with over 1,300 dedicated employees. Chickasaw County manufactures a wide variety of products, such as wood products, upholstered furniture, polyfoam, cotton batting, carpet underlay, PVC pipe, wood turnings, shipping containers, specialized farming equipment, kitchen and gun cabinets, and steel fabrication.
The Executive Director of the Chickasaw Development Foundation is Joyce East. Linda Vanlandingham has recently joined the staff at CDF. Joyce, Linda and the board of directors would like to assist you in establishing your business in Chickasaw County. They may be reached at the offices of the Chickasaw Development Foundation.
Chickasaw Development Foundation
P.O. Box 505, Houston, MS 38851
Or, you may e-mail the Foundation here: Chickasaw Development Foundation Office.