Published 7:48 pm Thursday, May 27, 2010
Lincoln County is located in the Piney Woods area of southwestMississippi. Brookhaven is known as the “Homeseeker’s Paradise,” aname adopted in the early 1900’s as a result of a local contest tofind a nickname or motto that best described the community. Thissouthern town sits 55 miles south of Jackson, MS and 130 milesnorth of New Orleans, LA. With great towns such as Natchez, MS andHattiesburg, MS as neighbors to the west and east. Brookhaven isthe center of the majority of businesses and retail for Copiah,Franklin, Lawrence and many other neighboring counties.