These Are The 10 Best Places In Mississippi To Catch Pokemon


These are the cities and towns in Mississippi where you have the best chance to catch ’em all, based on the data of where Pokemon are traditionally found.

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So, you want to catch ’em all, huh?

Pokemon Go has swept the nation, and the app has broken records for the most downloads in the first week of release. All over the country, people are swarming, gathering, and all around going nuts, playing this interactive game.

Since we’re a data analytics website, and because we’re often cited as the ‘go to’ place for regional infotainment, we thought it was our duty to be as helpful as we can for people in Mississippi who want to have the inside scoop as to where they should go if they want to dominate this addicting game.

After analyzing every place in Mississippi, here is our list of the best places to catch Pokemon in the Magnolia State:

  1. Louisville (Photos)
  2. Louisville (Photos)
  3. Richland (Photos)
  4. Flowood
  5. D’Iberville (Photos)
  6. Byram (Photos)
  7. Waveland (Photos)
  8. Petal (Photos)
  9. Diamondhead (Photos)
  10. Bay St. Louis (Photos)

As you might note, these are all smaller suburbs of major cities in Mississippi. That’s because in smaller cities, there are a higher number of places per capita where Pokemon are traditionally found. Meaning you’ll find more Pokemon in a much smaller area. When you read the analysis below, this will all make sense. Trust us.

So, grab your avatars, cell phones, and your Poké Balls as we uncover the truly best places in Mississippi in which to find the most Pokemon, based on data.

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How do you decide where the best place is to catch Pokemon?

In order to rank the best places in Mississippi in which to catch ’em all, we had to determine which cities, towns and villages in Mississippi have the most places to find Pokemon.

So we scraped the internet for those criteria, and it spit out the answer. Like magic.

How we crunched the numbers

We threw a lot of criteria at this one in order to get the best, most complete results possible. Using Google Maps, this is the criteria we used:

  • Number of parks per capita
  • Number of museums per capita
  • Number of churches per capita
  • Number of memorials and public gathering places per capita

If you’d like to see the complete list of cities, scroll to the bottom of this post to see a chart of the top cities.

Note: When measuring the locations listed above, we measured the locations within a short drive of the center of each place in Mississippi.

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1. Louisville

Louisville, Mississippi

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 6,498
Parks Per 1,000 People: 9.23
Museums Per 1,000 People: 2.92
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.23
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 5.23

2. Louisville

Louisville, Mississippi

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 6,498
Parks Per 1,000 People: 9.23
Museums Per 1,000 People: 2.92
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.23
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 4.46

3. Richland

Richland, Mississippi

Source: Flickr

Population: 7,012
Parks Per 1,000 People: 8.56
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.85
Churches Per 1,000 People: 8.56
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.42

4. Flowood


Population: 8,218
Parks Per 1,000 People: 7.3
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.58
Churches Per 1,000 People: 7.3
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.07

5. D’Iberville

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Source: Wikipedia

Population: 10,161
Parks Per 1,000 People: 4.33
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.98
Churches Per 1,000 People: 5.41
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.89

6. Byram

Byram, Mississippi

Source: Flickr

Population: 11,609
Parks Per 1,000 People: 3.01
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.78
Churches Per 1,000 People: 5.17
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.29

7. Waveland

Waveland, Mississippi

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 6,463
Parks Per 1,000 People: 2.79
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.46
Churches Per 1,000 People: 6.81
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.77

8. Petal

Petal, Mississippi

Source: Flickr

Population: 10,675
Parks Per 1,000 People: 2.25
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.47
Churches Per 1,000 People: 5.62
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.41

9. Diamondhead

Diamondhead, Mississippi

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 8,275
Parks Per 1,000 People: 2.42
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.36
Churches Per 1,000 People: 6.53
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.97

10. Bay St. Louis

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 10,313
Parks Per 1,000 People: 1.84
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.29
Churches Per 1,000 People: 4.95
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.68

There You Have It

If you’re looking at communities in Mississippi where you have a much higher chance of catching Pokemon, this is an accurate list.

If you’re also curious enough, here’s how the larger cities in Mississippi with the most reliable locations to catch a Pokemon rank, according to science.

  1. Biloxi (Photos)
  2. Olive Branch (Photos)
  3. Horn Lake (Photos)
  4. Gulfport (Photos)
  5. Hattiesburg (Photos)

For more Mississippi reading , check out:

Detailed List Of The Best Places In Mississippi To Catch Pokemon

City Rank Population
Louisville 1 6,498
Louisville 2 6,498
Richland 3 7,012
Flowood 4 8,218
D’Iberville 5 10,161
Byram 6 11,609
Waveland 7 6,463
Petal 8 10,675
Diamondhead 9 8,275
Bay St. Louis 10 10,313
Holly Springs 11 7,585
New Albany 12 8,291
Long Beach 13 15,224
Ridgeland 14 24,209
Pearl 15 26,105
Philadelphia 16 7,446
Amory 17 7,197
Forest 18 5,719
Picayune 19 10,838
Ocean Springs 20 17,446
Madison 21 24,871
Booneville 22 8,775
Moss Point 23 13,690
Batesville 24 7,436
Gautier 25 18,581
Columbia 26 6,446
Ripley 27 5,349
Pontotoc 28 5,754
Louisville 29 6,498
Aberdeen 30 5,492
Brookhaven 31 12,499
Natchez 32 15,563
Kosciusko 33 7,302
Cleveland 34 12,318
Clinton 35 25,486
Brandon 36 22,616
Pascagoula 37 22,239
Greenwood 38 15,873
Hernando 39 14,723
Horn Lake 40 26,486
Biloxi 41 44,527
Forest 42 5,719
Vicksburg 43 23,559
West Point 44 11,200
Olive Branch 45 34,543
Laurel 46 18,720
Senatobia 47 8,063
Corinth 48 14,797
Indianola 49 10,426
Starkville 50 24,457
Hattiesburg 51 46,629
Mccomb 52 12,771
Columbus 53 23,483
Oxford 54 20,200
Tupelo 55 35,345
Greenville 56 33,518
Clarksdale 57 17,497
Canton 58 13,321
Gulfport 59 69,913
Southaven 60 50,389
Grenada 61 12,951
Meridian 62 40,809
Jackson 63 173,631

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