About Mississippi

Mississippi

imgMississippi is so named for the world famous river that bisects the U.S and spills from the state into the Gulf Coast. Music and culture fanatics find Mississippi thriving with unique sub-cultures such as the Delta Blues music genre. The Mississippi Delta region, an innately African American area spawned a new music a hundred or so years ago. The Blues have been traced to a number of key locations in the U.S.; but by far the Delta area is one of the richest, historically. Blues musicians frequently traveled between Chicago, another Blues scene, and the Delta.

Mississippi features a number of notable Civil War Battlegrounds including Vicksburg, Brices Cross Roads, and Tupelo National Battlefield. Hundreds of tourists and Civil War buffs visit sites like these each year, sometimes retracing the steps of soldiers from one battlefield to the next or witnessing popular re-enactments of key battles.

Catfish is a major industry peculiar to Mississippi. Most farmed and harvested catfish come from Mississippi. According to industry experts a couple of different areas including the Delta region, serve as good farming areas. In some cases, catfish farming may be the most lucrative way for locals to earn a living.

Elvis Presley was born in Mississippi, which of course is a feather in its cap. He went onto become the center of Nashville's attention, but his upbringing was all Mississippi even down to his Blues styling apparent in some of his pop hits as well as his Gospel songs. Two very well known Twentieth Century Southern fiction writers were from Mississippi: Eudora Welty and William Faulkner.

The oldest Mississippi city, Natchez, is one of the notable sites and areas to explore for history buffs. Natchez has a deep and ancient history. The city also sits at the end of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Nearby the famed Indian Emerald Ceremonial Mound is on the National Register of Historic Places. There are other such ceremonial mounds, but the Natchez is distinctive for its size.

  Mississippi in Numbers:
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img Horse Population : Approximately 75,000
img Total Economic Impact: $ -- billion
img Capital : Jackson
img Population : 2,921,088
img Land area : 46,907 sq. miles
img Counties: 82
img Highest Point : Woodall Mountain: 806 feet
img Lowest Point : Gulf Coast at sea level
img 10 largest Cities:
 
  • Jackson: 177,977
  • Gulfport: 72,464
  • Biloxi: 50,209
  • Hattiesburg: 47,176
  • Southhaven: 38,840
  • Greenville: 38,724
  • Meridian: 38,605
  • Tupelo: 35,673
  • Olive Branch: 27,964
  • Clinton: 26,017
 
$725,000
BEAUTIFUL 60 ROLLING ACRES w / 6000 tot sf home w / unique barn - look exterior.

Carriere, Pearl River County, Mississippi


Property is great for farming,cattle,horses/even additional home sites if desired.There's a gorgeous oak staircase,beamed ceilings,awesome family rm downstairs w/tumble marble wet bar,music/stage area,gourmet kit/dining.Lovely master suite on 2nd level.Third level two BRs/another master suite,beautiful FR w/balcony/deck,formal DR/craftsmanship unbelievable.Also there's large workshop/dbl garage. Sitting just 1.5 miles from I59 North Exit 16, which is approximately 60 miles North of NOLA and 60 miles South of Hattiesburg,MS makes this a number one place of interest.Must see to appreciate.Just a phone call away from being yours

Lynn Dupont, RE/MAX Premier Group

60.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4.3 BATHROOMS
6000 SQ FT
 
$399,000
Horse farm in beautiful N.E. Miss, California ranch style houses, great climate

Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi


Ranch/Farm. Northeast Mississippi. Great climate (two month winter). Two houses. Both custom-built California designed ranch style. Wonderful property located right off Hwy 72. Great elevation and views. Mostly pasture approximately 50 acres. Several outbuilding which were part of old dairy farm. Pipe fences corrals and pens. Cross fenced. Surrounded 80% with four board (5/4) wood horse fence. Couple of old barns and block storage building. Property is mostly fescue. Includes small lake stocked with fish. Great community. One hour from Memphis TN. 30 minutes to beautiful TN river and Pickwick lake. 6 minutes from regional hospital and town of 30,000 with many great restaurants and boutique shopping. Public school district, is the most sought after in the area. Safe and great place to raise your kids. Or if you are retiring, very low cost of living. Great property to style like you want. This place has lots of road frontage and nice rolling hills. The houses are super well-constructed and although have been updated and are move-in ready, the main house has the bone structure for further addition or other changes as you might desire. Make this your showplace.

David Street

50.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3200 SQ FT

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