The City of Pontotoc is located in the Northeastern corner of the state of Mississippi, 13 miles to our East is Tupelo, 30 miles to our West is Oxford, North you have New Albany 15 miles, and to our south Houston. It is truly a regional area will sloping green hills and strong sturdy trees.
Stately houses and cottages around the square with history dating back to the 1836 establishment of Pontotoc are a treasure to behold. A sense of down- home pride personifies the town, county, and people. The city of Pontotoc is home to about 5,400 people with the county covering around 29,000. Pontotoc is a well kept secret. The school systems in Pontotoc County are great. All three are level five in the State of Mississippi.
However modern highways intersect in the city limits with the blooming business and industrial communities to rival any town of its size. Experience a small town atmosphere with a big city vision. Welcome to a thriving friendly place. There is always something going on.
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