The mission of the Mississippi Main Street Association is to provide visionary leadership, guidance and counsel to Mississippi Main Street communities through organization, promotion, design and economic development to make our cities and towns better places to work, live and play. 


Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) is a state coordinating program of Main Street America and provides training and program assistance to 55 Main Street communities and network members in Mississippi based on the Main Street Four-Point Approach® - Organization, Promotion, Design and Economic Vitality. Since 1993, MMSA has provided more than $5 billion in public and private re-investment into Main Street communities. 

Main Street Greenwood was awarded Outstanding Image Promotion in 2018 for its Downtown Greenwood Promotional Video.

Featured Communities


Downtown Hattiesburg is considered the heartbeat of the Hattiesburg community due to its rich history, creative vibe, historic architecture, and charming atmosphere. 


“We have variety of galleries and eateries, a thriving live music scene, and ever growing craft beer industry and a vast and varied community of artists, drawn here by the universities,” said Andrea Saffle, executive director of the Hattiesburg Historic Downtown Association. 


Founded in 1884 by Capt. William Hardy, Hattiesburg was initially founded as a railroad junction in South Mississippi. Initially known for “trains and timber,” Hattiesburg quickly emerged as a moving and vibrant “Hub City” for the…
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Thank you for considering a donation to MMSA to advance downtown economic development based in historic preservation in communities throughout Mississippi. Your tax-exempt donation helps to improve the places we live, work and play.

Quick Facts
2019 (Year to Date)
New Business (Net)
Business Expansion
New Jobs (Net)
Public Dollars Invested
Private Dollars Invested
Facade Rehabs
Upper Floor Housing
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Our Supporters

MMSA would like to thank all our fantastic investors without whose generous support none of this would be possible.

Mississippi Main Street Association
P.O. Box 55747 | Jackson, MS 39296
Phone: 601/944-0113
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District Offices:
P.O. Box 445 | Columbus, MS 39703 | 662- 364-0435
426 Northpointe Lake Dr. | Oxford, MS 38655 | 601-941-5409
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Mississippi Main Street is a program of the National Main Street
Center and the Mississippi Development Authority