Calhoun County comprises approximately 588 square miles of sand clay hills and river/creek basins in north Mississippi. The County is located between Memphis and Jackson along I-55 and within close driving distance of Oxford, Tupelo, and many other north Mississippi destinations. Calhoun County is an agricultural area that boasts the “Sweet Potato Capital of the World” (Vardaman) and produces cotton, corn, and soybeans as its other major crops.
Calhoun County offers an easy-going, small-town atmosphere within its seven municipalities (Big Creek, Bruce, Calhoun City, Derma, Pittsboro, Slate Springs, and Vardaman) and the surrounding areas. Pittsboro serves as the county seat and is home to the Calhoun County Courthouse, which is a historic courthouse that was recently renovated and expanded in order to better serve area residents, businesses, and visitors.
Calhoun County’s residents are friendly, hard-working people who are extremely invested in their communities. Calhoun County has excellent growth potential and offers a low cost of living, affordable housing, minimal crime rates, reliable utilities, and a much-needed escape from traffic, congestion, etc.
Calhoun County is in close proximity to the University of Mississippi, Mississippi State University, Northwest Community College, and various other institutes of higher learning. Furthermore, Calhoun County offers excellent recreation and leisure opportunities (hunting, fishing, golf, etc.) that can be enjoyed throughout the year.
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