Introduction to McComb, Mississippi
The city of McComb was named after Col. Henry McComb, the president of the Jackson and Great Northern Railroad. McComb was founded in the year 1872. The first voter registration project took place in this city. Rail roads were built on land purchased for the purpose, and extended to the nearby communities of Elizabeth town, Burglund, and Harvey town.
McComb and nearby Attractions
- Percy Quin State Park
- Grand Village of the Natchez Indians
- Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime
- Rural Life Museum & Windrush Gardens
- Louisiana Art & Science Museum
Things To Do In McComb
Lying on a historical bed of ancient Indian civilization, the city of McComb consist of several historic sites and parks for the visitors to take a look around. Grand Village of the Natchez Indians and the Louisiana Art & Science Museum are the two sites where tourists can learn more about the history of the city. The Percy Quin State Park occupies 1,700 acres of land with facilities for camping,swimming, boating, and fishing. Tourists can also enjoy the local festivals that the natives celebrate all round the year.
One can avail air transportation from the Jackson International Airport.
McComb Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at Copiah - Lincoln Community College, Louisiana Technical College, and Southwest Mississippi Community College.