St. Martin Real Estate

St. Martin real estate is located along the Mississippi Gulf Coast in Jackson County and provides a central location for residents between New Orleans, Louisiana and Mobile, Alabama. Interstate 10 provides easy access to both. With a population of 7,730 as of 2010, the town retains a small town atmosphere while providing many choices when it comes to recreation and comfortable living. The average age of St. Martin homes for sale is 27 and new construction may be found as well. The homes vary in design, size and affordability and are chosen by many families as a safe area to raise children. Many residents of St. Martin commute to work in the nearby areas of Biloxi, D’Iberville and Ocean Springs.

The streets in St. Martin are named for many of the early families that settled in this area. Over 200 years ago, early colonial settlers included Germans and French Canadians. The residents were dependent on the local seafood and timber to provide for their families. Although the area was predominantly French Catholic, there was not a church located in the community for many years. The 1950s and 1960s was a time of growth and development. As the population grew, St. Martin real estate was developed into subdivisions as well as commercial venues.

The residents of St. Martin are served by the Jackson County School District. Containing several schools, which are constantly ranked for their excellence as Tier 5 schools. In addition to the public schools, there are several private schools located nearby. With the proximity to Biloxi, Mississippi, there are many recreational opportunities available to residents of St. Martin real estate. Several area golf courses including the Southwind Golf Club and Blackjack Bay Golf Links provide golfing for all skill levels.

There are casinos nearby and charter companies provide fishing and boating expeditions. Ship Island is located nearby and West Ship Island contains a designated swim area. The beaches provide recreation practically year round and area museums are enjoyed by many. Lemoyne Boulevard in St. Martin is the location of many businesses as well as shopping centers. Residents enjoy a number of restaurants featuring a variety of cuisine including local seafood

 

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