Welcome to Lee County!
If you’re thinking about relocating or moving to the Northeast Mississippi area, look no further than Lee county to find homes that suit a multitude of tastes. Many Lee County homes are within easy driving distance of outstanding shopping and entertainment. With Tupelo, MS located centrally in the county, homes in the area have the convenience of being near one of Mississippi’s fastest growing cities. Tupelo, Shannon, Saltillo, and other great communities are wonderful places to settle down or retire. Contact us to come and see what Lee county homes have to offer!
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Why Do Residents Choose Lee County?
Things to Do
If there are any Elvis fans in the house, they'll be pleased to know that nearby Tupelo is the birthplace of the King of Rock and Roll himself. Visitors can see his old stomping grounds, as well as visit a museum displaying items from his childhood.
Tupelo also houses an impressive automobile museum and a veteran's museum, both with an extensive collection of exhibits and artifacts. If you're curious about the history of Lee County's largest city, the Oren Dunn City Museum displays the rich history of the area, and also hosts several festivals throughout the year.
Parks & Recreation
Both the Tupelo and Saltillo Parks and Recreation departments, located within Lee County, regularly host fun events for all ages in the surrounding community. If you're looking to get outside for a casual stroll or to play some disc golf, the 153 acres of green space at Ballard Park is perfect for all types of outdoor activities.
Lee County is also just a short distance from Trace State Park, which offers a variety of hiking trails, access to fishing spots, and an 18-hole golf course. For all your outdoor needs, Lee County has you covered!
The Lee County school district shows their dedication to bettering student lives through several different programs. They host college nights for high school juniors and seniors, a Change for Change tax initiative to raise money for schools, and even a fun podcast featuring school staff and faculty!
Shopping & Dining
If you love to get your shop on, look no further than the local districts to find everything you might need. The Downtown and Midtown shopping districts house tons of locally-owned shops, and the Barnes Crossing mall has over 90 specialty shops and a food court that seats up to 600 people!
If you're looking for work in the area, the Lee Memorial Health System, Lee County School District, and Publix Supermarkets are the three biggest employers in the Lee County area.
The unemployment rate in Lee County is .5% below the national average, and the top ten employers alone employ over 11,000 people. No matter what your specialty may be, Lee County offers plenty of variety for your next position!