If you’re at a point in life where you need the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Amite may be the place for you! This quaint little town has picturesque lawns and gardens filled with azaleas and dogwoods. It’s truly a retreat for those seeking a slower-paced lifestyle.
Amite real estate features cottage homes as well as grand, one and two-story homes with manicured landscapes and vast amounts of acreage. Homes for sale in Amite rest in a community where time has stood still and locals enjoy the simple joys of living.
Many of those simple joys include the great outdoors. The scenic Tangipahoa River runs just east of town and is a popular canoeing and tubing destination. Just a few miles past the Tangipahoa, there are countless nurseries on the way to the beautiful Global Wildlife Center and Zemurray Gardens. All of this is surrounded by rolling hills of dairy farms creating a natural landscape to behold.
But just because life is quiet in Amite, doesn’t mean it’s not fun! The Oyster Festival is held in March of each year and features tons of fun, with carnival rides, musical entertainment, and an opportunity to visit old friends and meet new ones.There's also the Tangipahoa Parish Fair in October, featuring local art booths, countless activities for all ages and exciting rides and a host of local food vendors. You’re also halfway between Jackson, MS and New Orleans, so you’re never far from the adventure of the city.
We know you’ll the love the peaceful life of Amite!