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As with most communities in the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, timber and other types of agriculture were the primary source of livelihood for those living in and around McHenry. Located in Stone County, this land was originally where the Choctaw Native Americans had lived for centuries. Through the Treaty of Mount Dexter, the Choctaw ceded their land to the United States government and moved north to Oklahoma. Up until the Civil War, the entire area that is now McHenry was nothing but wilderness covered by Virginia Pines. The town was officially established in 1889 and named for Dr. George Austin McHenry, who was a Jack of many trades, which including American military officer, entrepreneur, and physician. It sat in a region full of long leaf yellow pines, which led to many lumber mills and family farms springing up around the area. In modern times, McHenry has seen much growth due to its close proximity to the Harrison County line, where many brand new housing divisions and commercial buildings have been built.  

For those looking for a great alternative to buying a home in Florida, the Gulf Coast of Mississippi is thought to be one of the most affordable choices on the market. Some of the things that make McHenry such an attractive option for buying a home are the numerous outdoor activities, natural spaces, and number of amenities in and around the area. There is the Gulf Islands National Seashore that stretches from Mississippi to Florida. Within this protected region, Mississippi holds claim to six out of the eight islands making up the Gulf of Mexico barrier islands: Cat Island, East Ship Island, Horn Island, Petit Bois Island, Perdido Key, and West Ship Island. Activities these islands provide include fishing, swimming, boating, scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing, as well as many other neat activities. Being that gaming is one of the biggest sources of economic growth, residents living in this community have access to great casinos like Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast. If you like museums, there is the Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum which features folk artist and painter Alice Moseley, also known as Miss Alice. Adding to the allure of McHenry there is Buccaneer State Park only 55 minutes away in Waveland, Mississippi. This 400-acre park features disk golf, camping, fishing, and scenic nature trails. 

One of the things that make Mississippi special is the wide variety of architecture. Due to the many types of European settlers who formed communities in and around McHenry, homes here tend to reflect diversity in culture. Single-family homes range from Tudor-style homes, Ranch-style homes, Victorian-style homes, Traditional-style homes, Tuscan-style homes, along with numerous other styles. Furthermore, McHenry properties range in size from two bedrooms and one bath to eight bedrooms and eight baths. In addition to that, there are plenty of apartments, condos, and townhomes for sale in the McHenry area as well. For those looking to build their own home from the ground up, you can find a number of available lots in McHenry, Mississippi. If you would like to learn more about this lovely community, please don’t hesitate to call us today so we may assist you.

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