Introduction to Booneville, Mississippi
Booneville is the county seat of Prentiss County, which was founded in 1870 and was named after Seargent Smith Prentiss. The city was named in the honor of R.H. Boone, who was a relative of Daniel Boone. It is the site of the Battle of Booneville, which was fought on July 1, 1862. The Northeast Mississippi Community College was founded in the City of Booneville in 1948 as the Northeast Mississippi Junior College.
Booneville and nearby Attractions
- Tishomingo State Park
- Civil War Earthworks
- Black History Museum of Corinth
- Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site
- J. P. Coleman State Park
- Elvis Presley Birthplace and Museum
Things To Do In Booneville
One can spend the free hours at the Booneville City Park while staying in the city. Boating and fishing can be enjoyed on the Booneville Lake.
Tupelo Regional Airport.
Booneville Higher Education
Northeast Mississippi Community College is located in the city. Others in the neighborhood include Itawamba Community College and the University of North Alabama.