Mississippi is a wonderful place to live. The state is filled with amazing cities that have topped national lists for things like livability, safety, job growth, and more. So, we decided to use these rankings and come up with a list of our own.
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While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate. Best Small Town: Bay St. Louis has it all — oceanfront views, a small town vibe, and a hip Old Town area filled with great restaurants, galleries, and more.
News Best High Schools rankings for awarded 93 Mississippi schools bronze medals; however, there was one school in the state that stood out above the rest and earned a silver medal — Pass Christian High School, which is part of the Pass Christian School District. Nationally recognized due to student's high levels of achievement, this school district has achieved a of noteworthy accolades. This coastal community is made up of the stuff families dream about. Aside from its gorgeous seaside location, Long Beach has an extremely low crime rate, great quality of life, and schooling advantages.
At one time, Madison was simply a small farming community but not anymore. As of today, the city is home to more than 25, residents and encourages continued growth by providing abundant resources for new business owners. In addition to being loved by its residents, the town has been nationally recognized by a of publications such as Family Circle, Southern Living Magazine, and U.
News, earning top rankings in such as the most livable city in the state, the best town for families, one of the best places to retire, and the best place to live.
The creative melting pot of a city has a robust literary history, thriving and diverse music scene, and a ton of museums and galleries. Part of the Hattiesburg Metropolitan Area, Petal offers access to the amenities of a bigger city all while maintaining its small town appeal. It turns out this small town is just as beautiful as the name suggests.
It was originally established as a private resort community with the promise of being a safe, family-friendly place for people to both vacation and live year round. Today, the current population is only about ; however, that normally triples during the summer months as seasonal residents and vacationers come to the community — and with such amazing scenery, who could blame them?
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At night the city comes alive thanks to a of venues that feature live music on an almost a nightly basis. And for those looking for some rest and relaxation, Ocean Springs has got you covered in that aspect as well. The city is practically surrounded by the Gulf Islands National Seashore and is filled with cozy cottages, perfect for a much-needed beach getaway.
In addition to being a great place for business, Jackson has a cost of living that is 2. With an unemployment rate lower than the national average and the rate of job growth expected to increase substantially within the next year, Jackson definitely has a lot to offer to career-minded individuals. Mississippi In Your Inbox spinner. Thank you! You'll receive your first newsletter soon!
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