//9 Southern Towns You’re Forgetting About But Shouldn’t

9 Southern Towns You’re Forgetting About But Shouldn’t

From: Huff Post

3-24-2014

Editor’s Note: Call me biased, but since I graduated Oxford High School, Oxford, MS, then I am totally partial and elated that my adopted hometown is getting some much deserved recognition. – Scott
The South can be pretty damn charming, true, and there is certainly more to it than places like Nashville or Charleston (which are admittedly great).
There are some cute towns strewn across the region, each with their own unique vibes that make us want to visit stat.
Here are 9 places you’re definitely missing out on.
Oxford, MS
Faulkner called this small northern Mississippi town home and it shows. There’s still a strong literary scene here but it can be argued that the main event is Ole Miss football — the campus still has a speed limit of 18mph to honor favorite son Archie Manning’s one-time jersey number (to be fair, the campus changed the speed limit on Manning Way to 10mph to honor Archie’s son, Eli, and his second Super Bowl win.)

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