The city of Ripley is located in the county of Tippah. It covers a total area of 30.0 sq. km. Industries related to advertising, alternative medicine, arts and crafts, automotive, beverages, cleaning, apparel, information technology, cosmetics, freight forwarding, propane gas, education and insurance, enhance the financial viability of the inhabitants of the city. Commercial spaces are utilized by hardware stores, parks, educational institutions and campgrounds.