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Welcome to Diamondhead ...

Diamondhead is located in Hancock County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Diamondhead has a population of 8,048 people<3> (see below for details).

Diamondhead is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Diamondhead is located in the (228) area code.

Websites for Diamondhead ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hancockchamber.org/

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

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.

Communities near Diamondhead ...

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

  • Gulfport [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulfport
    • Gulfport [Harrison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Diamondhead
    • Estimated population in 2019: 71,705 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulfport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gulfport<6>
  • Long Beach [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Beach
    • Long Beach [Harrison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Diamondhead
    • 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<6>
  • Bay Saint Louis [Hancock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Saint Louis
    • Bay Saint Louis [Hancock County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Diamondhead
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,034 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bay Saint Louis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay Saint Louis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay Saint Louis<6>
  • Pass Christian [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pass Christian
    • Pass Christian [Harrison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Diamondhead
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waveland [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waveland
      • Waveland [Hancock County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Diamondhead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,302 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waveland<6>
    • Kiln [Hancock County]
    • Shoreline Park [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shoreline Park
      • Shoreline Park [Hancock County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Diamondhead
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shoreline Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoreline Park
    • Necaise [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Necaise
      • Necaise [Hancock County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Diamondhead
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Necaise
    • Lyman [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Diamondhead
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman
    • Gainesville [Hancock County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
      • Gainesville [Hancock County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Diamondhead

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 Diamondhead. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Diamondhead.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Diamondhead.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Diamondhead. See our Newspapers 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.

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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: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Hancock, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Diamondhead.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Diamondhead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Diamondhead. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Diamondhead have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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