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What You’ll Love About Pontotoc

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The History

Pontotoc is home to several examples of American Antebellum architecture and was home to Chickasaw Female College, an early educational institution for women, founded in 1851.  

The Employment

Pontotoc is convenient to Tupelo and features many employment opportunities in manufacturing, sales, and the automative industry.

The Amenities

Pontotoc residents can tour numerous historic sites, tee off at a local golf course, and enjoy the fresh air at one of the town's many parks.

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Come Explore Life in Pontotoc

Pontotoc is a historic city, rich in culture and historic architecture. Conveniently located for commutes to Tupelo, access to US-278 and MS-9 allow residents easy travel within the state. This community has a unique downtown atmosphere and a convenient location with numerous shopping and dining opportunities. What a wonderful place to call home!

Spotlights of Pontotoc

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Favorite Attractions

A local favorite is visiting the historic home, Lochinvar. This Antebellum home is a perfect example of the architecture of its time, as well as a symbol of the town's storied history.

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Parks & Recreation

Enjoy the fresh air at the Pontotoc City Park or go trailblazing at Trace State Park. If you are searching for a more storied approach, the historic home, Lochinvar, is open for visitation and is popular among locals.

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Shopping & Dining

Enjoy numerous unique shops and restaurants along Main Street in Pontotoc. Many of these businesses are unique and storied, offering an irreplicable shopping and dining experience. For more options, residents can go to the nearby city of Tupelo, home of Elvis Presley.

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Community Events

The community of Pontotoc features annual holiday festivals and events, as well as tailgates to support local sports teams. Art galas, community theatre performances, and parades are just a few sources of entertainment that you can get within Pontotoc. 

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What's Nearby?

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Quick Facts

Population (2016): 5,625
Population Growth Since 2010: +1.28%
Zip Codes: 38863
County: Pontotoc
Mean Home Price (2015): $99,000


Travel & Commute

Memphis, TN: 100 miles
Birmingham, AL: 156 miles
Jackson, MS: 183 miles
Airport: Pontotoc County Airport
Major Highways: I-55, I-22


Local Schools

Public District:  Pontotoc City School District
Private Schools:  Contact us for a full list!
Continuing Ed.:  University of Mississippi Tupelo

Pontotoc Real Estate

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