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Starkville: Mississippi's College Town

Welcome to Starkville, Mississippi’s College Town! Located in Oktibbeha County and home to Mississippi State University, Starkville is sure to provide a fun and unique atmosphere for your whole family.  The Greater Starkville Development Partnership, Starkville’s community development organization, aims to enhance the quality of life and economic vibrancy for residents, visitors, retirees, and business owners.

Recent News

NEWS RELEASE: Greater Starkville Development Partnership Seeks Special Events and Projects Coordinator

August 14, 2017

The Greater Starkville Development Partnership (GSDP) is seeking to fill the role of Special Events and Projects Coordinator. This position became vacant following the promotion of Jennifer Prather to Director of Tourism. The Special Events and Projects Coordinator is responsible for establishing and overseeing multiple special events in support of the GSDP which serves the… More

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NEWS RELEASE: Jennifer Prather Named Director of Tourism for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership

August 8, 2017

Jennifer Prather has been named Director of Tourism, for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership. Prather joined the Greater Starkville Development Partnership in January 2013 as Special Events and Projects Coordinator to direct and oversee multiple special events for the GSDP and has served as Interim Director of Tourism since April 2016. Scott Maynard, CEO, stated,… More

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Announcing our 2017 New South Weekends Schedule

August 2, 2017

NEWS RELEASE: Greater Starkville Development Partnership Opens Search for Director of Membership Development

July 27, 2017

Starkville Earns 67 Best of Mississippi Honors

July 21, 2017