Hernando is a connected community. The common bond felt by Hernando residents shows in the level of interest in community activities, like community theatre productions, school and sports activities, art exhibitions, the farmers market, movies on the square, and festivals. Hernando is home to the county’s arts council and the main branch of the First Regional Library system. People looking for uniqueness, and a sense of place or community, whether they are visitors, businesses, or permanent residents will do well to look for Hernando MS homes. It’s historic and tree canopied Town Square centers the community and is a popular gathering spot for a variety of activities.
Hernando Homes for Sale
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Hernando Schools are part of a county school system that is recognized for its academic accomplishments and innovative teaching initiatives. The DeSoto County School District provides a diverse academic curriculum, as well as opportunities to explore the arts. Every classroom is equipped with computers and Internet accessibility, as well as opportunities for distance learning and one of the best technical preparatory programs in the state of Mississippi. The district has the largest gifted education population in the state, and the Gifted Instructional Management System offers a differentiated curriculum in five broad instructional areas.
Hernando, MS is the home of Hernando High School. Some students from Hernando, MS also attend Lake Cormorant High School, located in Lake Cormorant, MS, and Lewisburg High School, located in Olive Branch, MS.
Dining and Shopping
Hernando is full of amazing restaurants to tempt any taste bud! From the Blue Daze Bistro to the world famous Velvet Cream, the oldest continuously-run restaurant in Desoto County, you can’t help but find something delicious to eat.
The City of Hernando is full of great shopping! Unique boutiques, shops, retail stores and more can be found along Hernando’s Commerce Street.
Parks and Recreation
The City of Hernando has a very strong parks and recreation department. The numerous parks offer basketball courts, tennis courts, playgrounds with pavilions, and walking trails.
Just outside Hernando is Cedar Hill Farm, a family owned and operated farm, with 120 acres of rolling hills, surrounded by cedar tree lined fences and woods. Each year improvements are made to make Cedar Hill Farm one of the top Agri-Tourism businesses in the Mid-South. Cedar Hill Farm offers a relaxing and fun filled day on the farm for groups of all sizes. You can bring your family down to escape the hustle of the city and enjoy the peace and quiet of country life or if action is more your style, you can enjoy a game of paintball on one of the five available courses.
Hernando offers the lowest tax rate among the municipalities in DeSoto County, and Mississippi has some property and sales tax advantages over its neighbors. The homestead exemption benefit in Mississippi helps offset property taxes for residentially classed property. In addition, residents over 65 years old receive a break on homestead property taxes with an exemption of the first $75,000 in property value. Mississippi residents can also get an exemption from state income taxes for all qualified retirement income. The exemptions cover social security income, 401s/403s, IRAs, eligible public and private pensions and federal securities interest income.
Thinking of Moving?
If you or someone you know is considering making a move, contact Team Stafford of Crye-Leike Realtors today. Team Stafford can assist you in finding the home that fits your needs anywhere in Desoto County. Whether its Horn Lake, Hernando, Nesbit, Southaven, Olive Branch, Walls or any other area of North Mississippi, Team Stafford can assist you with your real estate needs. We can help you buy your next home and sell your current one too. Call us today. Start Packing Tomorrow!