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Welcome to Biloxi ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Biloxi has a population of 46,212 people<2> (see below for details).
Biloxi was established in 1699.
The community of Biloxi is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Biloxi lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Biloxi is located in the (228) area code.
The ZIP code for Biloxi: 39530<4>
Websites for Biloxi ...
Official Website: www.biloxi.ms.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Biloxi had an population of 46,212 people. This is an increase of 4.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.75% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Biloxi had a population of 44,054 people (which is 23.55% of the total population of Harrison County). This makes Biloxi the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Biloxi represents 1.48% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 44,054 people, the population of Biloxi decreased 13.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 50,644 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Biloxi.
Adding Biloxi 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 Biloxi 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 Biloxi elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Biloxi on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Biloxi ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Biloxi - they are located in Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Biloxi.
Communities near Biloxi ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Biloxi.
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 Biloxi. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Biloxi.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Biloxi. 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 Biloxi.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Biloxi. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Biloxi.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Biloxi ...
Looking for more information about Biloxi? 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 Biloxi, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Biloxi.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Biloxi: www.biloxi.ms.us/
The official website for Harrison County: www.co.harrison.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021