Conservation Buyer Program

Property Listing

Sweet Bay

Mississippi, George County

Size: 193.8 acres
Price: $394,500

The property is or will be encumbered by a conservation easement as described below.


Consisting of approximately 193 acres of mixed upland longleaf pine ridges and hardwood bottoms, this property presents a unique opportunity to own a slice of Mississippi’s natural beauty less than an hour drive from Hattiesburg or the Gulf Coast. The tract offers great hunting opportunities for deer, squirrel, or turkey, with established trails throughout the property and direct frontage on Smithtown road. This is an opportunity to own a great recreational tract or that perfect weekend getaway location within a beautiful timber setting.

Primary Conservation Objective

Protection of longleaf habitat, rare plant species and wetland communities within the historic Pascagoula River watershed.


Biodiversity Highlights

Longleaf Pine habitat, along with rare plant species and associated pitcher plant wetlands.


Easements and Restrictions

At closing, The Nature Conservancy will place a conservation easement on the property with requirements ensuring certain restrictions on building, road construction, management and subdivision.




Additional Photos

View of property along Smithtown Road.  ©TNC/Rebecca Stowe

View of property east along interior access road.  ©TNC/Rebecca Stowe

View of property toward the north.  ©TNC/Rebecca Stowe

View of property south from Smithtown Road.  ©TNC/Rebecca Stowe

View of young longleaf from eastern property line.  ©TNC/Rebecca Stowe


Topographic map with property outline.  ©TNC


For more information, please contact:

Russell Evans, Broker
R. Evans Realty
2210 Mill Street Ext, Ste. F
Lucedale, MS 39452

Phone: 601-947-2010
Fax: 601-947-1023


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