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THE COMMUNITY

The City of Macon is a charming little town whose residents are friendly and caring. The City of Macon also prides itself on being a safe place to live and visit. The town's residents show an incredible community spirit which is reflected in the numerous activities held in the City of Macon on an ongoing basis. The main events are the annual Relay for Life, the Juneteenth Festival, which is held during the second weekend of June, and the Dancing Rabbit Festival which takes place the third Saturday of October in celebration of Noxubee County's heritage.


LOCATION

The City of Macon lies in the northeast section of Mississippi, about 14 miles west of the Alabama state line. Atlanta, Georgia is 295 miles east; New Orleans, Louisiana is 249 miles southwest; Memphis, Tennessee is 207 miles northwest, Little Rock, Arkansas is 291 miles west, and Mississippi's capital, Jackson, is 130 miles southwest.

 


GOVERNMENT

The City of Macon has a charter type of government, comprised of the Mayor and a board of five aldermen who are elected by the residents of Macon and serve a four-year term. After an election, the City Board of Aldermen nominates and elects a Mayor Pro Tem.
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The City of Macon was designated a Main Street Community and a Historic District in 2002, due to its several antebellum (pre-Civil War) homes.