Brandon MS Real Estate
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Brandon MS Real Estate for Sale - Homes, Condos, Land, and Lots in Brandon Mississippi
As the county seat of Rankin County, Brandon, MS has much to offer to its more than 16,000 residents.With a rich Native American and Civil War history, the city has numerous points of interest for residents and visitors alike. Combine this with the many town-wide activities and quality schools, and it is no wonder why so many are interested in calling Brandon, MS home.
Prior to the arrival of settlers in the area, Brandon, MS was the center of Native American Indian activities.
More than 50 Indian sites have been documented throughout the county. The area where Brandon is now located quickly became a flourishing trade settlement and was a popular choice for early settlers who are looking for a place with rich land, fish and game. By 1829, the city was granted the county seat and the courthouse was erected.
During the Civil War, most of the town of Brandon, MS was burned by General Sherman’s Army.
Thus, most of the homes in the city post-date the Civil War. A monument of a Confederate soldier, which was placed in the center of the town square by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, is significant in that it is located in the exact spot where the Yankee soldiers stacked arms while they occupied the town.
Today, residents of Brandon, MS enjoy participating in a variety of town-wide activities.
The Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt, for example, takes place every year at Shiloh Park. Activities typically include train rides, a space jump and a petting zoo. Food and games with prizes are also available, as are free photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny. Brandon Day, which is a three-day festival that takes place every May, features crafts and food as well as a carnival and talent show. The festival also features an open air concert on the third night and has featured artists such as Kenny Chesney, KC and the Sunshine Band, Leanne Womack and Lone Star in the past.
Children who live in Brandon, MS are served by the Rankin County School District.
One high school, Brandon High School, serves all children from ninth through twelfth grade, while Brandon Middle School serves all sixth through eighth grade students. The city is also served by three elementary schools. Brandon Elementary serves children from grades three through five, while Stonebridge Elementary serves grades two through three and Rouse Elementary serves kindergarten and first grade students.
Due to the many notable residents of Brandon, MS, the city has often been referred to as the “City of Red Hills Laden with Golden Opportunities.”
In fact, it has been said that the city has furnished more governors, congressman, senators, district attorneys, judges, teachers and physicians than any other town of its size in the state. Other notable residents include professional tennis player Devin Britton, professional soccer player Justin Mapp, actress Mary Ann Mobley, professional football player Jerious Norwood and professional magician Joe M. Turner.
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