Pike County is a success story of hard-working people in a highly desirable location. Still, the numbers tell a story, too, of a population on the grow, up more than 10%; a Top 100 national model high school; 10 institutions of higher learning within an 80-mile radius with one university satellite campus right here; Amtrak passenger service 7 days a week. There are also 25 medical specialties represented in Pike County's regional healthcare hub, with care provided by 60 physicians on staff at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, one of only three Level III trauma centers in Mississippi and part of the respected Southwest Health System, employing more than 1,200 health professionals.
Enjoy the 1,700 lush rolling acres of the Percy Quin State Park, a premiere Southwest Mississippi recreation attraction, featuring 18 holes of championship golf and another 18 challenging holes at beautiful Fernwood, a residential country club. Leading schools, cutting-edge healthcare, a paradise of outdoor recreation. Discover a fiscally fit community that’s economically healthy and productive.