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Finding Apartments for Rent in Laurel, MS
Located in what is often called “The Free State of Jones”, Laurel has a beautiful historic downtown district and some fine apartment properties. The city is also in competition to become the first city in Mississippi to have “Fiber to the Home”, meaning it may soon have ultra-high speed Internet and digital television at speeds up to 100 times faster than offered anywhere else in the state.
Dining in Laurel, MS
When looking for fine dining or that special place to take your significant other, The Loft on Central Avenue should be your first choice. Featured in the New York Times, The Loft’s menu features steaks, steamed royal red shrimp, pasta, and the best Angus burgers in miles. Other good places to eat in town include Smokehouse Of Laurel, La Fiesta Brava, Vic's, Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar, Catfish One Support Center, Cafe La Fleur, Granny's Catfish House, and McAlister's Deli.
Recreation in Laurel, MS
The weather is almost always fantastic and there a number of choices for a day in the sun or camping under the stars. Some great venues for a day or two in the outdoors include:
- Big Creek Water Park: plenty of picking, nature trails, and a 150 acre lake.
- Lake Bogue Homa: this 1200 acre lake offers water skiing, fishing, and jet skiing.
- Daphne Park: 18 acres with picnic benches, BBQ pits, tables, playground equipment, a 1/8 mile walking track, and five tennis courts.
- Mason Park: a 40 acre park with picnic tables, benches, BBQ pits, playground, and a 1/4 mile walking track.
- Chickasawhay Wildlife Management Area: 153,000 acres open to public hunting during turkey, deer, coon, squirrel, rabbit, and quail seasons.
Cultural Attractions in Laurel, MS
The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art is the state’s first museum of art and will celebrate its 100th Anniversary in 2020. Located in Laurel's beautiful historic district, the Museum of Art claims more than 2,000 items in its collections displayed in over 10,000 square feet of exhibition areas. The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m and admission is free. Collections include American and European art, British Georgian silver, Native American baskets, and Japanese woodblock prints.
Another great place to take in is Landrum's Homestead and Village. The Village is a re-creation of a late 1800's settlement hidden away in this beautifully landscaped setting that features streams, and southern foliage, and pecan orchards. Called "A Living History Museum", Landrum's Homestead and Village has over 50 buildings to explore.
Among the many festivals throughout the year in Laurel are:
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Parade: held in downtown Laurel on the third weekend of each January.
- Women’s Life Conference: sponsored by South Central Regional Medical Center, this event features celebrity guests presenting topics of interest to women.
- Day in the Park: held outdoors in Mason Park each May, this 25 year old arts festival brings together a wide range of talented artisans.
- Mother’s Day Blues Festival: held Mother’s Day weekend on the Laurel Fairgrounds, the festival features blues musicians such as Shirley Brown, Ms. Jody, Mel Waiters, and Bobby “Blue” Bland.
- B95 Colgate County Showdown Magnolia Festival: this event is held the first Saturday in June each year, and features crafts, food and a country music showdown.
- Independence Day Fireworks Show: the fireworks display is held each year at 9:15 p.m. on July 3rd.
- Heritage Arts Festival: this festival is held the first Saturday in October on the front lawn of the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art with a full day of artist demonstrations and other art activities accompanied by live music.
- The Sertoma's Christmas Parade: considered Mississippi's largest Christmas parade, the event occurs annually on the first Saturday in December.
Various local shopping venues in Laurel include Bella Bella, Pinetree Village, Sawmill Square Mall, Parkside Plaza Shopping Center, Gardiner Center Shopping, Northwood Village, North Laurel Shopping Center, Westland Plaza, Laurel Professional Plaza, and The Emporium at the Reserve. Southern Antique Mall located in historic downtown Laurel is the largest antique mall in the area. Antique furniture, artwork, pottery, collectibles, coins, jewelry, and a bridal registry make Southern Antique Mall an enchanting shopping experience.
As of August 2017, the average apartment rent in Laurel, MS is $514 for one bedroom, $605 for two bedrooms, and $593 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Laurel has decreased by -1.2% in the past year.
Low Income Housing Apartments for Rent in Laurel, MS
Many things in life are expensive, but finding a good place to live shouldn’t be one of them. Renting a subsidized or section 8 apartment is the best way to find affordable housing in Laurel. Searching for low income housing and no credit check apartments in Laurel, MS at Apartments.com is the first step toward finding a new home that you both love and can afford. Check out photos and find out information about neighborhoods, schools, nearby public transit, and more by clicking on any of these 3 Laurel income restricted apartments. Once you’ve found your next income based rental with the help of Apartments.com, the next step is to move in and make it your own.
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