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Welcome to De Buys ...

De Buys is located in Harrison County<1>.

The location of De Buys has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

De Buys is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: De Buys lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

De Buys is located in the (228) area code.

Adding De Buys 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 De Buys in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of De Buys 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 De Buys on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near De Buys ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near De Buys.

  • Gulfport [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulfport
    • Gulfport [Harrison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of De Buys
    • Estimated population in 2019: 71,705 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulfport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gulfport<5>
  • Biloxi [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biloxi
    • Biloxi [Harrison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of De Buys
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biloxi
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Biloxi<5>
  • Ocean Springs [Jackson County]
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    • Ocean Springs [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of De Buys
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,862 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Springs<5>
  • Long Beach [Harrison County]
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    • Long Beach [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of De Buys
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • D'Iberville [Harrison County]
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      • D'Iberville [Harrison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of De Buys
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,012 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for D'Iberville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on D'Iberville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for D'Iberville<5>
    • Pass Christian [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pass Christian
      • Pass Christian [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of De Buys
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,307 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pass Christian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pass Christian
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pass Christian<5>
    • Coalville [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalville
      • Coalville [Harrison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of De Buys
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalville
    • Lorraine Community [Harrison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lorraine Community
      • Lorraine Community [Harrison County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of De Buys
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lorraine Community have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • North Gulfport [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Gulfport
      • North Gulfport [Harrison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of De Buys
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Gulfport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Gulfport
    • Wool Market [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wool Market
      • Wool Market [Harrison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of De Buys
      • Wool Market has also been known as:
      • Woolmarket
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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 De Buys. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for De Buys.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of De Buys. 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 De Buys.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around De Buys. See our Newspapers Page for De Buys.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for De Buys ...

Looking for more information about De Buys? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to De Buys, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for De Buys.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for De Buys. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Harrison County: www.co.harrison.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Harrison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around De Buys - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- De Buys) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in De Buys. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3933, Longitude: -88.9986       In this case, the coordinates for De Buys have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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