Eggville is a small, unincorporated town in Lee County, Mississippi just outside of Tupelo with a population of 8,969 people.
The relative history of Eggville is unknown, but the surrounding Lee County and Tupelo Metropolitan Area has a very rich history dating all the way back to the Civil War up through the Civil Rights Movement.
Eggville is also known as Saltillo and the one zip code for Eggville is 38866.
Eggville is a predominately white town with over 93% of the population being white and 5.4% being African American, along with other small percentages of Hispanics, Asians and Indians.
Overall there are about 3,785 households in Eggville and close to 95% of those households obtain married couples with or without children under the age of 18 years old living with them. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size in Eggville is 2.94.
Eggville is a relatively young town with a median age of 33 years, and it is a town with many more women than men. For every 100 women in Eggville there are 87.9 men.
Eggville is also a relatively wealthy town as compared to many other parts of Lee County, and the median household yearly income is $35,912, and the average yearly income per family in Eggville is $44,018. There is a significant pay disparity amongst men and women in Eggville with males having a median income of $33,333 as opposed to women at $23,542. The per capita income in Eggville is $16,177 and about 12.7% of the overall population lives below the poverty line.
Eggville is a part of the Lee County School District that contains six elementary, four middle and two high schools.
Many of the fun attractions are in nearby Tupelo or other nature parks in the surrounding Lee County area, but Eggville also offers several really fun opportunities that are fun for the whole family.
One of the places that a lot of people really enjoy in the Eggville is the Big Oaks Golf Club. This is one of the best courses in the region and offers incredible amenities, pristine greens and tee boxes, and as always a fun day in the sun swinging your clubs!
Tishomingo State Park is also a really exciting park right outside of Eggville, and it is one of the best places to go hiking, camping and biking in the entire Lee County area. As you can imagine the forest and overall foliage in this area of Mississippi is amazing, and this park exemplifies that natural beauty in unique and convenient ways for people of all capabilities.
Another really interesting hiking location that is close by to Eggville is Dismals Canyon. This is a park and hiking area that is not for the faint of heart, and it is definitely one of the most extreme hiking trails in the area, but it also is one of the most rewarding too. If you really enjoy hiking and are looking for a challenge, as well as incredible waterfalls and forests, then this is your best hiking option in the region.
Another great option that is fun for the whole family, is the Tupelo Buffalo Park, which is just down the road from Eggville and offers a really unique experience no matter how old you are. You’ll have the opportunity to go horseback riding and experience the zoo that features animals like giraffes, zebras, buffaloes and much more!
The Elvis Presley Birthplace & Museum in nearby Tupelo is arguably the crown jewel of the entire Lee County area, and it is definitely something that every Elvis fan should experience at least once. When you get to this home you’ll see just how Elvis grew up and experienced childhood, and this will undoubtedly give you a newly found appreciation for the legendary rock and roll icon.
Another really awesome outdoors experience just down the road from Eggville is at the Buzzard Roost Campground, which is located in nearby Cherokee, Alabama. This is one of the best camping places in the entire region and it offers a beautiful lake and great cabins for those who aren’t interested in sleeping in a tent or RV. This a great place to get in touch with nature and have some fun in the water on those humid summer days.
Another great tourist attraction near Eggville is at the Corinth Interpretive Center in nearby Corinth, Mississippi. It’s here that you’ll experience one of the best museums in the state and also learn about the rich history of Mississippi. Also the nearby Shiloh Battlefield is full of Civil War history as well.
Food & Leisure
The food is amazing in Eggville to say the least, and no matter what type of food is your favorite there is a dream restaurant just waiting for you here. Some of the most popular restaurants in the town include Bishop’s Barbecue & Grill, Mi Toro Bravo, Mediterranean Grill, and the Skybox Sports Grill.
Eggville is a part of Lee County and the Lee County Courthouse is located at 215 S 9th Street and the Tupelo City Hall is located at 71 E Troy Street.
The crime rate in Eggville is relatively good as compared to the rest of Lee County and the averages for the entire state of Mississippi.
For more information about upcoming and current events in Eggville go to the Daily Journal.
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