WEBSTER COUNTY SERIES: Small is a big deal in Mantee


Natchez Trace, Mantee, MS 2005-07-20 16.58.54

A big part of the charm of the town of Mantee is it’s small size.

“We are in the best possible location,” said Mantee Mayor Mary Frances Baker. “We are 15 minutes from a Wal-mart, a drug store and groceries. The people who live here love that it is quiet and quaint and convenient.”

There are only a handful of businesses in the town of Mantee, including a few of the basics — a bank, the post office and a convenience store. But residents love the close-knit community centered around the church and school. Continue reading