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Diamondhead, Mississippi

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The location of Diamondhead

Welcome to Diamondhead ...

Diamondhead is located in Hancock County.

The location of Diamondhead has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Diamondhead has a population of 8,044 people<2> (see below for details).

Diamondhead is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Diamondhead: (228)

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Diamondhead.

Communities Also Named Diamondhead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Diamondhead - it's located in Arkansas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Diamondhead.

Websites for Diamondhead ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Diamondhead, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Diamondhead. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Diamondhead. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Diamondhead.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Diamondhead:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Diamondhead ...

Looking for more information about Diamondhead? 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 Diamondhead, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Diamondhead.

Communities near Diamondhead ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gulfport   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the East (E) of Diamondhead

Located in Harrison County

Long Beach   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Diamondhead

Located in Harrison County

Bay Saint Louis   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Diamondhead

Waveland   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Diamondhead

Pass Christian   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Diamondhead

Located in Harrison County

Kiln   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Diamondhead

Shoreline Park   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Diamondhead

Lyman   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Diamondhead

Located in Harrison County

Gainesville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Diamondhead

North Gulfport   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Diamondhead

Located in Harrison County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Diamondhead.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Hancock County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Diamondhead.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Diamondhead - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Diamondhead) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Diamondhead. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Diamondhead

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Diamondhead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3946, Longitude: -89.3639     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Diamondhead have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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