Rankin County MS Real Estate
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Rankin County Real Estate - Homes, Condos, Land, Lots and Farms in Rankin County Mississippi
Named one of the top 10 rural places to live by The Progressive Farmer in 2005, Rankin County, MS has much to offer to those who want to enjoy a quiet lifestyle while still living near to big city amenities.
Named in the honor of Christopher Rankin, who was a Mississippi congressman from 1819 to 1826, Rankin County, MS is situated to the east of Hinds County and to the south of Madison County. With a median household income of $44,946, Rankin County, MS boasts the third highest per capita income in the state.
It is also home to many of the state’s most desirable communities.
Cities located in Rankin County, MS include Brandon, Flowood, Jackson, Pearl and Richland. The towns of Florence and Pelahatchie are also locate in Rankin County, MS, as is the village of Puckett. Unincorporated places located in Rankin County, MS include Fannin, Johns, Leesburg, Piney Woods, Sandhill, Star and Whitfield.
Numerous government agencies and services are located in Rankin County, MS.
These include the Mississippi State Hospital of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health. Both facilities are situated in an unincorporated section of the county. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, which operates the Central Regional Office and the MDEQ Laboratory, can also be found in unincorporated Rankin County, MS. The same is true of the Jackson Evers International Airport, which was ranked as the 8th-best airport in the world according to a customer survey conducted by Airports Council International in March 2011. This recognition makes the Jackson Evers International Airport the only airport in the country to be ranked in the top ten.
For those who enjoy spending time in the great outdoors, the county is surrounded by national forests.
The 33,000 acre Barnett Reservoir, which is found on the state’s 2nd largest river, the Pearl River, is another popular destination for many Rankin County, MS residents. While the reservoir provides the ideal destination for water recreation and the national forests provide opportunities for hiking and enjoying other outdoor activities, the city of Brandon is home to excellent family-friendly athletic facilities. Residents who would rather watch sports than play them enjoy watching the Atlanta Braves AA baseball team play in the $20 million stadium that was constructed in Pearl in 2005.
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