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The community has one school, Baxterville School, which is part of the Lamar County School District and serves students in grades kindergarten through eighth.
The community also is location to several churches and the Country One Stop gas station which features weekday lunch specials and pizza.
Black Creek Water Park is located nearby on the Purvis to Baxterville Road. The park offers camping sites, picnic areas, swimming, fishing, and a nature trail. It is open Wednesday to Sunday and is a part of the Pat Harrison Waterway District. Access to the park can also be gained from Interstate 59 through Lumberton, MS.