In the downtown areas of South Mississippi, there are historic areas just waiting to be explored. Stroll through our historic parks and neighborhoods, or check out some of our local festivals.
BAY ST. LOUIS
Bay St. Louis is known as “A Place Apart.” It is an eclectic artist community whose people create unique and flavorful festivals and events.
With stunning views of the Mississippi Sound and the Gulf of Mexico, Biloxi, Mississippi is the southeastern most city in Harrison County.
Gulfport, Mississippi is the second largest city, second to the state’s capitol of Jackson.
Long Beach, Mississippi, established as a city in 1905, is a quaint town located in Harrison County between Gulfport and Pass Christian.
Visit Lucedale and see why this city is rich in community, festivities and outdoor adventure. Lucedale may be a smaller city, but it is mighty in the way of outdoor recreation.
Ocean Springs, incorporated in 1892, has a population of over 17,000 people living in approximately 11 square miles in Jackson County.
Pascagoula, one of Mississippi’s largest cities, is the county seat of Jackson County. It is home to approximately 24,000 residents with a daytime population of perhaps twice that many. Downtown Pascagoula, Mississippi was first laid out in the 1870s as a community called Scranton. Today the area has a distinctly mid-20th century vibe.
Pass Christian, Mississippi was discovered soon after the first French colony in Old Biloxi in 1699.
The area known as Picayune was long inhabited by the local Choctaw Native American tribe.
The city of Wiggins, located in Stone County, has a deep history in Mississippi. Having experienced both prosperity and economic depressions, today, Wiggins is proud to be one of the area’s fastest growing communities.