Perkinston Homes and Condos for Sale

Located in Stone County, Perkinston was established in 1880, making it the oldest settlement in the county. The city is named for John C. Perkins, a Confederate Army veteran, who homesteaded the area soon after the Civil War. Perkinston saw most of its economic growth from the turpentine and timber industry. In the 1890s, the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad began to run through the area which further boosted its economy and the development of a seaport not far away. In the beginning of the 20th century, Perkinston lacked commercial businesses but was primarily used as the campus grounds for Harrison County Agricultural High School, which is now present-day Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. 

One thing Mississippi is known for is its abundance of natural spaces. One example is the Airey Lake Recreation Area located in the De Soto National Forest. It boasts year-round recreational activities, numerous trails, and paths for hikers and campers to explore, along with a vast expanse of surrounding forest that offers lakes, ponds, streams, and much more for those looking for outdoor adventure. Additionally, there is Flint Creek which has various organizations offering horseback riding tours for all age groups. The tour takes riders around Flint Creek Water Park and Splash of Fun Water Park. The route also features a number of restaurants, cabin rentals, and camping hookups. Adding to the allure of Perkinston, Mississippi, it’s under an hour from Biloxi and Gulfport, which means you’ll be living close to the beach. Furthermore, Biloxi and Gulfport offer many amenities you would expect to find in the big city. One of the best places this area has to offer is the Gulf Islands National Seashore which is a natural and historical preserve offering an abundance of recreational activities. It features six islands around the coast of Mississippi: Petit Bois Island, West Petit Bois Island, Horn Island, East Ship Island, West Ship Island, and Cat Island. Stretching all the way to Florida, the Gulf Islands National Seashore offers visitors beautiful campgrounds which provide running water, electrical hookups for campers, tents, and RVs. 

Being that Mississippi is known for its vast array of residential architecture, you can be sure to find a large variety of southern home styles in Perkinston, Mississippi. There is a nice selection of Ranch-style homes, French-style homes, Colonial-style homes, European-style homes, and many others. Furthermore, there are a number of condos and townhouses for sale in Perkinston, ranging in size from one bedroom and one bath to three bedrooms and three baths. In addition to all that, if you are looking to build your own home, there are plenty of lots for sale in Perkinston, Mississippi, of various sizes. If you’re interested in learning more about properties in Perkinston, Mississippi, please don’t hesitate to call us today so we may assist you.

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