Ridgeland is nestled between Madison and Mississippi's capital, Jackson. With its location near one of the biggest commercial and cultural centers of the state, homes for rent in Ridgeland may be what many renters are looking for.
Interesting Ridgeland Area Facts
U.S Interstate 55 runs through the center of Ridgeland, allowing renters to easily reach Jackson, New Orleans and Memphis.
Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's Union troops set fire to Jackson during the Civil War on three separate occasions.
Jackson's third capitol building was constructed in 1903 and called the "New Capitol."
Ridgeland borders on the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Useful Ridgeland Tools for Renters
Information about elected officials, the local community and government departments can be found at the official website of the City of Ridgeland.
The City of Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce website provides a calendar of events and membership resources.
Resources for parents of students in grades K-12 in the Ridgeland area are available at the Madison County Schools website.
There are several parks near Ridgeland rentals, including Old Trace Park, Wolcott Park, Friendship Park and Freedom Ridge Park. At Freedom Ridge Park, renters can enjoy facilities for softball, baseball and soccer, while Friendship Park provides pavilions, playgrounds and a walking trail. For extended outdoor excursions, residents can cycle, run or walk on the Ridgeland Multiuse Trail, which is 15 miles long. In downtown Jackson, nightlife and live music can be experienced at Underground 119, a restaurant that serves Southern classics from pulled pork to gumbo. The culturally inclined can stop by the Mississippi Museum of Art to check out the museum's collections of American art, rotating exhibitions and events suitable for guests of all ages.