Mississippi Main Street is an economic development program based in historic preservation. Our mission 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.

We are developing Mississippi, one Main Street at a time. Join us.

Featured Communities

CLEVELAND, Mississippi

Brick sidewalks weaving down landscaped walkways with Victorian lighting makes Cleveland, Mississippi an escape from big city hassles. In 1990, Cleveland became a Mississippi Main Street community to enhance its authentic flair.


“Cleveland is a prime example of Mississippi’s Creative Economy at work,” said Lisa Cooley, manager of Cleveland Main Street.  “We have a very prominent art community, from live music events that feature up and coming musicians to art galleries, our art alliance, the new Grammy Museum and more.”


In the heart of the Delta this vibrant community, with the help of the Mississippi Main Street Association, is…
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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
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Our Supporters

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

Mississippi Main Street Association
The Electric Building | 308 E. Pearl St. | Suite 101 | Jackson, MS 39201
Phone: 601/944-0113 | Fax: 601/353-3469
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
District Offices:
P.O. Box 445 | Columbus, MS 39703 | 662- 364-0435
2515 Demaret Drive | Gulfport, MS 39507 | 228-365-9090
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