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Why Diamondhead MS is a great place to live

Diamondhead is located in southeastern Hancock County, Mississippi, at just over 50 miles of New Orleans, Louisiana and also close to Slidell and Biloxi. It is the newest city of Mississippi Gulf Coast, officially incorporated in February 2012, and with an estimated population of 8,425 inhabitants at the time of the 2010 census.

There are many reasons why once in Diamondhead, you will not want to leave it!

It gives amazing choices for both residents or visitors, you can find plenty of outdoors activities, sports, restaurants and shoppings amenities, educational centers and great options of homes for sale. Diamondhead, MS is definitely a good fit for any age, children, teens, adults or retirees.

What Diamondhead MS has to offer?

The Diamondhead lifestyle is synonymous of relaxing, convenient and fun. Sounds a perfect combination, right? Check out the main activities and services you can find in this great place to live.

Outdoors activities

You can choose between playing golf, tennis, swimming, kayaking, fishing and much more. There are different places where you can start doing you favorite sport.

Golf and Tennis

The Diamondhead Country Club provides great courses for golf lovers and tennis courts available for the general public, where you just pay the daily court fee.

Water activities

If your thing is going to the water, at the Diamondhead Marina you can rent boats and kayaks. Remember there is an easy access to the Bay of St. Louis.


For the ones looking for trails, the Tuxachanie Trail is a National Recreation Trail offering an easy 12-mile hike through southern Mississippi’s Desoto National Forest. There you can go walking and fishing, as it has different types of nature, ponds and lakes with beautiful scenic views.

The 27.4 miles Tammany Trace is situated to the north of New Orleans across Lake Pontchartrain, where you can practice walking, biking and horseback riding.


If you are interested in living in Diamondhead, MS, you are probably wondering about the education offered over there in case you have children. The good news is that there are well-rated schools available in the region:


There are plenty of restaurants and cafes spread out around Diamondhead, so you will not be stuck when it’s time to eat out. The Harbor House Steamer, The 19th Hole Bar & Grill, Red Zone and Starfish Cafe are all well reviewed and recommended by the customers, most of them with stunning water views.

Looking for a home for sale in Diamondhead MS?

If you would like more information or advice, please reach out to Fisher Homes Real Estate to discover homes for sale in Diamondhead MS.

Get in contact with Pat Marcellus, a retired US Navy and the Broker/Owner of Fisher Homes Real Estate!

For more information on living in the Diamondhead MS area via email at [email protected]  or call us now at (228) 861-6631.