Strong small businesses, top-notch education system, and a sense of community are the backbone of Long Beach.
Interact with friendly locals at fantastic dining establishments, bakeries and coffee shops; look around the gift shops, clothing stores, antique shops, and so much more. Enjoy kiting on the beautiful white beaches, fishing the pier, biking downtown, or relaxing at the town green. This small community has so much to offer those looking for that small town charm.
Long Beach has two Blue Ribbon schools and has received an 'A' rating from the Mississippi Department of Education, providing a solid educational foundation for students. University of Southern Mississippi's Long Beach campus offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral programs in over 50 academic fields.
Movoto named Long Beach number 1 among the 10 Best Places in Mississippi based on amenities, quality of life, crime, tax rates, weather, unemployment and commute time.