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As a Preserve America Community, Hernando has a unique blend of historical sites and modern living. Hernando is centrally located within DeSoto County, with a population of about 15,000. It is a beautiful place to visit and live! It is historical, a healthy city, and close to larger cities! If this sounds like what you are looking for, contact Team Couch a real estate agent in Hernando today!
With steady growth, this small town has the southern charm that most people are searching for. Not only is it a great place to raise a family, it is close to large cities that offer things to do year round! Memphis is a short drive from Hernando, and there are tons of family friendly things to do there! If you are looking for somewhere for a nice weekend getaway or just a fun night out, Tunica is close by as well! There is no shortage of things to do for any age group, as a family or if you are single.
Hernando is home to the main branch of the First Regional Library system as well as DeSoto County’s Arts Council. There is no absence of community things to immerse yourself in, like sporting events and community theatre productions. Hernando is all about community pride and small town living. If you have never been to a sporting event in a small town, you are in for a treat!
The DeSoto County School District is above the national average, so you can be assured that your children will get the best education possible. All of Hernando’s schools scored A’s in the new accountability model started by the State Department of Education. Not to mention, Hernando’s residents are very supportive of all school functions and sports.
Another reason to raise a family here is that DeSoto County is the healthiest county in Mississippi. The City of Hernando believes that healthy workers are more productive and healthy students learn better. There are requirements for sidewalks in all developments, so you will never have an issue taking the family on stroll around town. The Hernando Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from late April to late October. Located at the historic Town Square, you can find a number of assorted things, such as baked goods, locally grown fruits and vegetables, fresh local milk, ice cream, and yogurt (made with Brown Dairy Farms milk), local honey, beef, pork, herbs, and so much more. At 9:00 a.m. every Saturday, you can even workout for free with the Fit & Fresh instructors!
If you love to dine out, you will not be disappointed! There is a wide range of locally owned and franchise restaurants around Hernando. With just about every type of food you can think of, you will be able to find something for everyone.
Hernando is well landscaped and attractive, which makes it a place you want to live. They take pride in their city and it shows! Hernando was named only one in three EnHance cities due to its commitment to recycling, water quality efforts, and energy efficiency. As you can tell, the city leaders are visionaries and they strive to continually create a sustainable and beautiful place to live.
One more plus is that Hernando offers the lowest tax rate among the municipalities in DeSoto County. Plus, Mississippi has property and sales tax advantages over neighboring states. Mississippi sales tax is 7%, which is lower than Tennessee, and if you own a home, there is a homestead exemption to help offset property taxes.
Most of the residents of Hernando travel to nearby Memphis for work; however, Hernando has its own vigorous economy. DeSoto County is in the top two counties in Mississippi for the lowest unemployment rating. If you are looking for a career in education, health or social services, or manufacturing, you shouldn’t need to look far! Plus, if you don’t like to drive to work, there are many commercial areas near neighborhoods so you could walk or bike to work instead.
Speaking of transportation, a two-mile pedestrian and bikeway is currently underway that will connect schools, business, and residential areas in east Hernando. If you have a job in another city, the intersection of I-55 and I-69 is in Hernando plus you are only a few minutes away from the Memphis International Airport.
Once you contact Team Couch, a Hernando Realtor, and decide to make the move, you will need to find utilities. Entergy Corporation is who you will contact for electricity. The city of Hernando supplies the water, recycling, and trash pickup, so you will need to contact them. Visit this website for the phone numbers and also for the utility application, http://cityofhernando.org/city-utilities/. For gas service, you will need to contact Atmos Gas here: https://atmosenergy.com/.
If you are looking to sell your home or possibly buy some land or commercial property, getting in touch with a local real estate agent is the best way to go. With the city’s growth rate, you should be able to sell your house quickly. Team Couch will be able to look up Hernando property for sale as well as give you a good starting point to sell your house and help you move in the right direction.
Hernando may have that small town charm, but it has tons to offer people of any age group. With beautiful scenery, great year round weather, and loads of community things to do, you will never be bored in Hernando. If you have children, it is a great place to raise a family and if you are single, the bustling nightlife of Memphis is close by! This is a city that suits all age groups and lifestyles. If you are ready to move, get in contact with Team Couch! Your future is awaiting you!