The smallest county by area in Mississippi is also one of the most irresistible places to live. Made up of several quaint towns and the historic city of Corinth, it is the ideal place to raise a family if you are searching for that small town community atmosphere. With a violent crime rate at over 64% lower than the national average, your family will feel safe living here. Considered the gateway into Mississippi’s culture and history, there are a number of museums and historical sites for your family to enjoy. There are also many outdoor activities to keep you busy all year round, including golfing, parks, trails, and festivals.
Take an Architectural Tour Guide and admire the beauty of the Historical Residential District and Historic Downtown Corinth. Visit some of the unique historical shops like Borroum’s Drug Store, which has been owned by the Borroum family since its founding around and features Civil War relics. The Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center is a must see for anyone who wants to learn more about the Civil War and the pivotal role the city played in the outcome. Other museums you can visit include the Black History Museum of Corinth, Coca-Cola Museum, and the Crossroads Museum.
There also tons of outdoor activities to keep you busy and while enjoying nature. The Shiloh Ridge Athletic Club not only offers an 18-hole championship golf course for public use, but they also feature a health club facility and indoor and outdoor swimming pools that the whole family can enjoy. A number state parks offer recreational activities such a swimming, rock climbing, multi-purpose sports fields, camping and fishing, just to name a few. You can also go hunting for waterfowl, deer and rabbit at the Tuscumbia Wildlife Management Area, which has 2,600 acres committed to wetlands for waterfowl.
Mississippi’s largest arena floor, the Crossroads Arena, hosts a wide range of entertainment events and even has motor coach parking and RV hookups if you plan on an overnight stay. Family oriented festivals and events will keep your family busy all year round. Whether it be the Slugburger Festival, a summer festival named after a unique burger, or the Hog Wild in Corinth, a carnival in the fall the features a barbecue contest, you will love the one-of-a-kind experiences you can’t get anywhere else. Restaurants like Cindy’s place, which offers traditional homemade dinners, and Taylor’s Escape Steak and Fish, a family run upscale restaurant, are an examples of just some of the authentic eateries you can visit.
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