Discover Life in Pontotoc County
Pontotoc County, MS strives to create a bright future for its residents while staying rooted in its past. With a wealth of historical landmarks, close proximity to state parks, and plenty of small-town comforts, Pontotoc County is the perfect fit for people of all ages. Homes are available in Pontotoc, Belden, Tupelo, and more. Contact us today to set up a showing for one of our first-rate Pontotoc County homes.
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Why Do Residents Choose Pontotoc County?
Things to Do
There are tons of great activities to keep you busy all over the Pontotoc County area. Take a self-guided tour of the historical landmarks, stroll through the beautiful Cherry Creek Orchard for all your local produce needs, or get up close and personal with some buffalo on a guided tour at Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo.
If you'd like some indoor activities, try checking out one of Tupelo's Deadbolt Escape Rooms or the Mall at Barnes Crossing!
Parks & Recreation
There are lots of ways to get outside, since Pontotoc County is just a stone's throw away from several trails and state parks! Located just off the 44-mile Tanglefoot Trail, there are tons of different options for exploring, whether you're looking for a long biking trail or a smooth path for a casual walk.
Trace State Park — once the home of pioneer Davy Crockett — offers two 18-hole disc golf courses, camping sites, fishing, access to water sports, and much more!
Pontotoc County is home to a public school system that is dedicated to helping its students succeed. With a student-to-teacher ratio that encourages feedback, access to funding for federal programs, and up-to-date social media feeds, the school district makes itself accessible for all students and parents.
The county also houses an extension for Mississippi State University and is within driving distance to both MSU and the University of Mississippi. Satellite campuses of several schools, such as Itawamba Community College, Northwest Mississippi Community College, and Northeast Mississippi Community College are located close by in neighboring counties.
Shopping & Dining
Whether you want to browse a few antique stores, shop at a local boutique, or find the perfect gift for a friend or family member, Pontotoc County has it all available in the active and diverse downtown shopping area. And once you find yourself looking for a bite to eat, don't forget to check out the Chamber of Commerce's list of the best foods in the county!
If you're looking for a part-time or full-time job, there several employment options available. With top employers operating in the manufacturing, retail trade, and healthcare and social assistance industries and unemployment .5% below the national average, you only need to do a little digging before you find something perfect for your needs.