Introduction to Louisville, Mississippi
Louisville, Mississippi, in Winston county, is located 86 miles W of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center) and is 151 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee. The city is home to approximately 7,006 residents.
Louisville was named in honor of a Natchez lawyer called Louis Winston. The city is the county seat of Winston County, which was established in 1833. The first public school of the city was established in 1872. Louisville is the birthplace of Lisa Stewart, the American country music singer and the host of "This Week in Country Music".
Louisville and nearby Attractions
- Big Red Fire Museum
- Legion State Park
- Choctaw Lake
- Nanih Waya State Park
- Geyser Falls
- Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum
Things To Do In Louisville
Travelers to Louisville can visit the Big Red Fire Museum which features a collection of antique fire engines and fire equipment. The Strand Theatre, which is an historic movie theater, is worth taking a look at as well. The Louisville Church of Christ, East Louisville Church, First United Pentecostal Church, and Greenboro Church are some of the local churches. In addition, the city also hosts the Red Hills Festival every year in the month of May.
Air transportation is available from the Golden Triangle Regional Airport.
Louisville Higher Education
For higher education, Louisville’s residents can enroll at the Mississippi State University, Meridian Community College, and Mississippi University for Women.