The Highlands Subdivision
Ellisville – The Highlands Subdivision
The Highlands Subdivision offers so many possibilities, because of the advantage of the location. Ellisville was founded around 1817, and since then has grown to be a city of more than 3800 residents. Located just 2 miles outside of the Highlands Subdivision, you can find Ellisville State School, employing more than 1600 individuals, and Howard Industries, employing over 700. Howard Industries is the only shovel-ready industrial park in south Mississippi. With the constant growth and development of Ellisville, more stores and restaurants are being added to this quiet cozy city. Downtown one can find several specialty shops, while just outside the city limits is Merchants Park, a recreation area with multiple sports fields. South Jones Elementary and South Jones High School, level 5A, are the public schools of this area. Jones County Junior College, educating more than 4500 students, is also located here. Living in Ellisville, you have the benefit of living at a slow, simple pace, yet are within reach of two large cities, Laurel and Hattiesburg, only 15 minutes away.
Laurel - The Highlands Subdivision
Let’s imagine for a moment… Leave home in the beautiful Highlands Subdivision and take a 15 minute drive north to Laurel. What’s there? South Central Regional Medical Center is the local hospital here in this charming city. Laurel Christian School and St. John’s Day School are a couple of the private schools one would find in this area. Sawmill Square Mall offers an exciting shopping experience with more than 30 stores, not to mention several restaurants within the mall. For recreation, the Laurel Sportsplex is the place to go; multiple baseball fields and tennis courts, plus an Olympic-sized pool. Laurel also has several public parks for family fun such as Mason Park, Cottonmill Park, and Daphne Park. All of this is just minutes away from The Highlands Subdivision.
Hattiesburg - The Highlands Subdivision
Now for our next drive… 15 minutes south to Hattiesburg. This city is the 4th largest city in the state, home to the University of Southern Mississippi, and William Carey University. Moselle Elementary, a newly built school, is a 10 minute drive from the Highlands Subdivision. In this growing city, there are numerous options for family fun and recreation: bowling at Champion Lanes, hiking or biking on the Longleaf Trace, Hattiesburg Zoo at Kamper Park, or relaxing on the water at Paul B. Johnson State Park. Hattiesburg also has many golf courses and public parks. Pine Belt National Golf Club and PBI airport is located just 10 minutes away from The Highlands Subdivision. Forrest General Hospital and Wesley Medical Center are the local hospitals here.