Lafayette County MS Real Estate, Lafayette County area and Community Information
Thanks to overall economic recovery, Lafayette County MS real estate is a promising market for individuals who want to buy property in this region of Mississippi. A good variety of Lafayette County MS homes are listed for sale on a rotating basis, and Lafayette County real estate is available in different price ranges as well. Lafayette County is located in north central Mississippi and has the city of Oxford as the county seat. The latest available census data puts the population of this county at 47,350 full time residents.
History of Lafayette County
In addition to Lafayette County homes for sale, prospective buyers can find out some interesting history about the region. The county dates back to the 1840s and was named in honor of American Revolutionary War hero Marquis de Lafayette. It is also considered the inspiration for the fictional setting of William Faulkner's stories. More details are available on the Lafayette County Genealogy
website. A number of Lafayette County properties reflect the early American architectural history of the area.
Attractions and Activities in Lafayette County
Along with real estate in Lafayette County, new arrivals can find a number of landmarks and other points of interest. Some popular ones include the University of Mississippi Museum, the L.Q.C Lamar House and the Center for Study of Southern Culture. While searching for homes for sale in Lafayette County, prospective new residents can also check out the Visit Oxford MS
website for more information on local attractions.
Events in Lafayette County
Each new Lafayette County home buyer is also encouraged to check out local community events. A few favorites include the Oxford Fringe Festival, the Deep South Decorators' Gallery Exhibit and the Color Invasion Walk/Run. More details and updated calendars are posted on the Oxford-Lafayette County Events
Lafayette County Parks and Recreation
The local parks department sponsors a number of amenities and activities, including golf tournaments, youth sports leagues and volunteer opportunities. Classes and programs are available for all age groups. Further details are available on the Oxford-Lafayette County Parks and Recreation Department
Fergie Crill, a knowledgeable Lafayette County real estate agent, can help all new home buyers get started with a local property search. Fergie Crill has access to the most current listings of homes sorted by price range, neighborhood, square footage or various other specifics. New residents are advised to contact Fergie Crill with any further questions.