West Point in Mississippi is the epitome of what you would imagine a small, peaceful town would be. Home to some of the richest and most fertile soils in the nation, the area is home to farmers, agriculturists, nature lovers, and outdoors enthusiasts. Located in Clay County, West Point paints a pretty picture of small town life, with locals whose families have been in the city for decades.
Most locals are storytellers if you have the time and the interest. And those stories are great ways to brush up on local legends and histories, both for West Point and the entire state of Mississippi. Often, guests to West Point are traveling northwards through Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee on their way to attractions in Kentucky, so the city essentially becomes a pleasant halfway point from one state to another.