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SLIDESHOW: Website ranks best towns to raise a family in Mississippi

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -  A website ranked the best towns in Mississippi to raise a family.

The assessment used several factors to determine the rankings. 

According to the Niche report, at the time of analysis, there were records for 4,289 towns. Of the towns that met the required qualifications, the website graded 4,264 towns and ranked 1,557. 

The factors considered were crime and safety grades, education grades, access to libraries, community grades, housing grades, residents ages, access to day cares, and access to grocery stores. 

Does your family live in one of the top 20 best towns in the state?

Click through our slideshow to find out.

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