Brookhaven (Mississippi)

Brookhaven is in Mississippi.

Understand

Brookhaven, MS was founded in 1818 and recieved a boost from the railroad in 1858. While Brookhaven used to be a bigger railroad town, some of that has left in recent decades. Brookhaven still offers a variety of things to see and do and is a great place to visit. Brookhaven is known by the nickname, "A HomeSeekers Paradise."

Get in

By car

Brookhaven is located at the intersection of Interstate 55 and US Route 84. However, both of these roads largely bypass the majority of the city. From interstate 55, the best way to get into Brookhaven is Exit 40 labeled as Downtown Brookhaven. From US 84, turn north on US 51.

By bus

  Greyhound, Cranes 550 Grocery, 933 Hwy 550,  +1-800-872-7245. Offers bus service between New Orleans, Louisiana and Memphis, Tennessee.

By train

Amtrak, Godbold Transportation Center, 440 North Railroad Avenue, e-mail: . The City of New Orleans offers daily service between New Orleans, Louisiana and Chicago, Illinois

Get around

There is no public transportation in Brookhaven. The best way to get around town is with a car. There is an Enterprise Rent-a-car on Brookway Boulevard for those without their own vehicle. Please note that this is several miles from either the bus station or the train station. While you could theoretically bike around Brookhaven, there are no bike lanes so bicycles must share lanes with cars. Brookhaven is too large to easily walk around the entire city, though the down town are could easily be accessed by foot from the train station.

See

Do

Eat

There are lots of eating establishments on Brookway Boulevard off I55 at Exit 40. None of them are super fancy, but if you are looking for something like Cracker Barrel, it will be right there. Also, throughout Brookhaven there are many local places serving old-fashioned southern cooking.

Sleep

Go next

Routes through Brookhaven

Memphis Jackson  N  S  McComb New Orleans
Memphis Jackson  N  S  McComb New Orleans
Natchez Bude  W  E  Collins Evergreen


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