Tate County is located in north Mississippi, about 30 miles south of the Memphis International Airport. Interstate 55 is the major transportation artery through the county. U.S. Highway 51 is another major north-south artery and it is paralleled by the Grenada Railway. Superior east-west transportation access is about 15 miles away where I-69 intersects I-55. The terrain of Tate County is gently rolling and the soil quality is excellent for construction.