The Most Criminally Overlooked Town In Mississippi And Why You Need To Visit
By Daniella DiRienzo|Published January 31, 2017
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for more than 30 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as the Mississippi-based Parents & Kids Magazine. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
About halfway between Greenville and Starkville on Highway 82, you’ll find the charming town of Carrollton. Nestled in the hills overlooking the Delta, it exudes small town charm, but that’s not all it has to offer. The town is packed with beautiful historic homes, stately churches, and loads of history. Despite everything Carrollton has going on, it’s often overlooked as a destination but it definitely shouldn’t be, and here’s why.