On behalf of the City of Raymond, we invite you to discover a small city that has been called Mississippi’s best kept secret. We are not hiding our light under a bushel any longer! We welcome you and encourage you to visit us and discover for yourself the beauty, charm, and romance of antebellum Raymond. Through this web page, we are pleased to help you get acquainted with Raymond. Whether you are planning to relocate or just visit, you will want to check out what we have to offer.
We are a quaint, yet vibrant, and progressive small city that is focused on quality of life issues for everyone. We are a great place for young families, empty-nesters, and seniors.
Our public and private schools offer great educational opportunities for our children, K-12. Hinds Community College, in addition to a two-year college program, offers many cultural, educational, and recreational opportunities to all ages. Eleven churches within the city help keep us neighborly.
The crime rate in Raymond is very, very low. We have an active, young police department that is dedicated to enforcing the laws and to providing good community policing. Our public works department is dedicated to providing quality water and wastewater services for the present while planning for the future… Read more »
Mayor: Isla Tullos
110 Courtyard Square
P.O. Box 10
Raymond, MS 39154
|Monday||8AM – 5PM|
|Tuesday||8AM – 5PM|
|Wedsnesday||8AM – 5PM|
|Thursday||8AM – 5PM|
|Friday||8AM – 5PM|
We are closed from 12pm to 1pm Monday through Friday.
Raymond, a place of history, a place in the heart, and a place of promise is a theme that runs through present-day Raymond.
Raymond’s place in history cannot be ignored. This small city is being preserved to showcase its more than 175 years. Native Americans, early settlers, and abundant wildlife were here in the young years of our country and state. Old sunken road beds remain to show their footsteps and wagon tracks.
Hinds County was established in 1821 and named in honor of General Thomas Hinds. The county was carved out of a tract of deep country ceded to the United States by the Choctaw Indians on October 18, 1820. On February 4, 1828, the Mississippi legislature provided for the selection of three commissioners to select a site for the courthouse and jail for the county, and to locate the same either at Clinton or within two miles of the center of the county.
According to local lore, the commissioners determined the…
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We all come from the past,
and children ought to know
What it was that went into their making,
to know that life is a braided cord of humanity
stretching up from time long gone,
and that it cannot be defined by the span
of a single journey from diaper to shroud.
~ Russell Baker ~