Long Beach, Mississippi
Long Beach is a Gulf Coast city that is a quiet escape from the fast-paced excitement of surrounding Gulf Coast cities like Biloxi and Gulfport. Known as "the Friendly City", Long Beach is a quaint oceanfront community in Harrison County and is known as one of the top places to live in the state. Overall, is it a welcoming city with a high median income and low student to teacher ratio. The high school, Long Beach High School, has a long-standing reputation for excellence and offers its students college prep courses, advanced placement classes, and a rigorous curriculum. Its downtown center is a bike friendly area and is close to the picturesque Long Beach Harbor.