The City of Brandon, MS
Brandon is a popular city in the state of Mississippi with a total of 22,335 residents living there. Brandon is ranked as the seventeenth most populated city in Mississippi and the 1396th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Rankin County. The largest nearby city to Brandon is Jackson, approximately 15 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Brandon, including Cindy's Fish House, Quizno's Subs, Sonic Drive-in, Fannin Mart and Glenwalden's. For a larger selection of Brandon restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Brandon Botanical Gardens, Golf Courses, Museums and/or Arenas, including the Eudora Welty House, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Simmons Arboretum, Refuge The and Pearl Municipal Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Brandon please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Brandon:
- Jackson Evers Intl. Airport (JAN)
Brandon, Mississippi Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Brandon experiences an average high temperature of 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 35 degrees with an average rainfall of 5.67 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Brandon with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 58 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Brandon to receive an average of 5.17 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.86 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 107 degrees in the summer and as low as -5 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Brandon should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 76 degrees, and nighttime lows of 53.
Brandon, Mississippi Attractions
1Confederate Heights Country Club - Florence,
The Confederate Heights Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Rankin County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Florence, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 601-845-6044.
Address: 573 Mullican Rd, Florence, MS 39073
2Eudora Welty House - Jackson,
The Eudora Welty House in Jackson, Mississippi was the home of author Eudora Welty for nearly 80 years. It was built by her parents in 1925. In it she did all her writing, in an upstairs bedroom. Welty created the garden over decades. The house was first declared a Mississippi Landmark in 2001, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, and declared a National Historic Landmark in 2004. This was part of a raised awareness of the significance of authors and literary life in the US.
3Grove Park Golf Course - Jackson,
The Grove Park Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Hinds County Mississippi. This course is located in the city of Jackson, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 601-960-2074.
Address: 1800 Walter Dutch Welch Dr, Jackson, MS 39213
4Jackson Zoo - Jackson,
The Jackson Zoo is a zoo that is situated in Jackson, Mississippi. The Jackson Zoo has been attracting people across the state and beyond for more than 90 years. The Zoo boasts an animal collection representing over 120 species and nearly 800 individual animals that provide glimpses of native wildlife from around the world.
5Mississippi Coliseum - , State Fairgrounds,
The Mississippi Coliseum is a 6,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Jackson, Mississippi, built in 1962 and that can be found on the Mississippi State Fairgrounds complex. It was home to the Jackson Bandits minor league ice hockey team from 1999-2003.
6Mississippi Governor's Mansion - Jackson,
The Mississippi Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Jackson, Mississippi, located at 316 East Capitol Street. It is the second oldest executive residence in the US that has been continuously occupied as a gubernatorial residence.
7Mississippi Museum of Natural Science - Jackson,
The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is a museum that is situated in Jackson and is the largest museum in state of Mississippi.
8Mississippi Petrified Forest - Flora,
Mississippi Petrified Forest is a petrified forest located near Flora, Mississippi in the US. It is currently privately owned and open for public visitation. The petrified forest is believed to have been formed 36 million years ago when fir and maple logs washed down an ancient river channel to the current site where they later became petrified. It is the only petrified forest in the eastern United States. It was declared a National Natural Landmark in October 1965
9Oaks Museum - Jackson,
The Oaks House Museum, which is also referred to as The Oaks, located at 823 North Jefferson Street in Jackson, Mississippi, is the former home of Jackson Mayor James H. Boyd and his wife Eliza Ellis Boyd and their family. Having survived the burning of Jackson during the Civil War, The Oaks is one of the oldest structures in the city. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Mississippi Landmark.
10Old Capitol Museum - Jackson,
The Old Mississippi State Capitol, which is also referred to as Old Capitol Museum or Old State Capitol, is a building that is a Mississippi State Historic Site and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1990.
Brandon, Mississippi Hotels
Brandon, Mississippi Restaurants
This is a list of Brandon Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!
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