About StarkvilleStarkville is home to Mississippi State University, the largest university in the state. Founded in 1878 as a land-grant college after passage of the Morrill Act, which provided for establishment of colleges that promoted practical professions, MSU has an enrollment of approximately 20,000 students and occupies more than 4,200 acres of wood and pasture lands.
The Starkville Convention & Visitors Bureau has information about tours of the historic Cotton, Greensboro, Nash Street and Overstreet residential districts; for more information phone (662) 323-3322.
Things to Do Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge
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