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Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
Welcome to Bay Saint Louis ...
The location of Bay Saint Louis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Bay Saint Louis: Bay St. Louis
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bay Saint Louis has a population of 14,034 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Bay Saint Louis.
Bay Saint Louis is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Bay Saint Louis lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Bay Saint Louis: (228)
Websites for Bay Saint Louis ...
Official Website: www.ci.bay-st-louis.ms.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.hancockchamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bay Saint Louis had an population of 14,034 people. This is an increase of 51.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 70.96% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bay Saint Louis had a population of 9,260 people (which is 21.08% of the total population of Hancock County). This makes Bay Saint Louis the county's most populous community.
The population of Bay Saint Louis represents 0.31% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,260 people, the population of Bay Saint Louis increased 12.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,209 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bay Saint Louis.
Adding Bay Saint Louis to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Bay Saint Louis in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Bay Saint Louis elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Bay Saint Louis on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bay Saint Louis on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Bay Saint Louis ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bay Saint Louis.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bay Saint Louis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bay Saint Louis.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bay Saint Louis. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bay Saint Louis.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bay Saint Louis. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bay Saint Louis.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bay Saint Louis ...
Looking for more information about Bay Saint Louis? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Bay Saint Louis, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bay Saint Louis.
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The official website for Bay Saint Louis: www.ci.bay-st-louis.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 13 Apr 2021