American Rotarians have made a number of mission-type trips to the city and surrounding areas since the 1980s. Located along the hydroelectric power transmission grid, the city normally has electricity throughout the day and night.
Mirebalais is served by the teaching hospital Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais, the largest solar-operated hospital in the world.
Mirebalais is home to the AS Mirebalais sports team.
- Benoit Batraville (1877-9 March 1920) successor to Charlemagne Péralte leading the Cacos resistance to the US occupation of Haiti.