Pascagoula named top five cities in Southeast

One Coast city was recognized by today as a top destination for families in the southeast.

Pascagoula was praised by the online platform for its open space perfect for outdoor activities, in addition to its central location on the Gulf Coast, making weekend trips to Pensacola or New Orleans easy.

The article also commended the Coast city’s affordability, noting that the median home income value is under $100,000.

Recently, Pascagoula has been focused on turning several downtown properties into new living options and updating infrastructure in residential areas. Pascagoula Mayor Dr. Jay Willis said, “We’ve seen unbelievable investment in Pascagoula over the last few months. Probably more investment in the last year than we’ve seen in the last 30 years. And it’s an exciting time for me and for the residents of Pascagoula, and the business owners downtown. We’ve got some really good stuff happening here.”

Pascagoula also offers a residential tax abatement program for those constructing new homes or renovating their homes.

The full policy tax exemption policy can be found on

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