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Best Places To Live In Hattiesburg, MS

  • Hattiesburg, MS
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 46,846
  • Living in Hattiesburg, MS for 10 years has been a journey. There are some neighborhoods where I don't like to go, but if I visit the downtown area, I feel like I've stepped back in time. There are older
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score73
  • Sumrall, MS
  • 16.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,795
  • Petal, MS
  • 3.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,736
  • Petal, Mississippi is quickly becoming THE destination for young families and retirees, looking for a community to call home. With one of the best school systems in the entire state, there is no wonder
  • West Hattiesburg, MS
  • 5.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,764
  • Purvis, MS
  • 14.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,447
  • Arnold Line, MS
  • 5.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,349
  • Rawls Springs, MS
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,249
  • Seminary, MS
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 514
  • Glendale, MS
  • 3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,917
  • Ellisville, MS
  • 19.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,561
  • New Augusta, MS
  • 17.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 799

Listed above are the best places to live in Hattiesburg, MS for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Hattiesburg, MS, followed by the best places to live near Hattiesburg, MS, sorted by Livability Score.

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