Best Apartments for Rent in Petal, MS


Petal is known as “The Friendly City” and is home to the Petal Panthers. It is located in Forrest County. The city of Petal was ranked number one among the safest places to live in Mississippi. The Evelyn Gandy Parkway was put in place to make travel easier between Hattiesburg and Petal. The Evelyn Gandy Parkway is located off of Interstate 59 and takes you straight into Petal. Parts of the Leaf River are located in Petal and are perfect for canoeing and fishing. The desirable Petal School District includes Petal Elementary, Petal Middle School and Petal High School. The Petal Panthers are known for their success in baseball, football and soccer. The football stadium at Petal has been updated in recently and could rival some college stadiums. It boasts plenty of seating and nice facilities. The mission of the Petal School District is to empower all students with the attitudes, knowledge, and life-long learning skills essential to thrive as responsible citizens in an ever-changing global society.


A little know fact is that Petal was once home to the International Checker Hall of Fame, until September 29, 2007. Originally, the town was full of farmers, but it has had great economic growth and development over the years. During your drive to Petal a stop at Lake Serene Grocery is a must, where you can get a hot blue plate lunch just about any day of the week. Some of the larger retailers like Walmart and Lowes are located in Petal. There are also plenty of restaurants, boutiques, doctor’s offices and salons. Petal is a pleasant place to call home if you are looking for the small town feel without sacrificing convenience.


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Hattiesburg Apartment - Midtown Cottages

2 BDRM apartment in Hattiesburg, MS from $799 to $865

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