WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU MOVE TO MISSISSIPPI    

HISTORY & CULTURE

Mississippi is widely known as the place where the first Teddy Bear was created. This historical event occurred when then-US President Teddy Roosevelt refused to kill a bear on a hunting trip.

I'VE KNOWN RIVERS

The name Mississippi was taken from the Mississippi River, a name given by the Chippewa Indians meaning "large river". The name fits as the "Old Man River" is the longest river in the country.

CLIMATE

If you like warm days – and even warm nights – than Mississippi is the best place for you. The warm climate dominates in the state, with long and humid summers and short and mild winters.

DRIVERS LICENSE

Your out-of-state driver’s license needs to be updated whiuch you can do at any DMV location within the state. You have to provide proof of residency, plus registration and insurance documents.

REAL ESTATE

Average list price of $208,092, with the median sales price at just above $82,700. For more information on Mississippi real estate, you should visit the Mississippi Association of Realtors.

MOVING & STORAGE

One of the secrets to successful relocation is working with a reputable company. Before your move to Mississippi, be sure to check with the US DOT or the FMSCA to make sure your mover is legitimate.

24 Fun Things to Do in Mississippi

There are so many cool, hidden, and unusual things to do in Mississippi, but we only had room for 24! Check out this article by Atlas Obscura for some fun things to do.

2018 Best Places to Live in Mississippi

Explore the best towns and cities to live in Mississippi based on factors such as crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities, and local amenities.

Visit the Elvis Presley Birthplace

The Elvis Presley Birthplace is a historic museum site in Tupelo dedicated to the preservation of the birthplace of legendary musician Elvis Presley.