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Welcome to Mississippi City ...

Mississippi City is located in Harrison County<1>.

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

Mississippi City is near sea level<3>.

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

Mississippi City is located in the (228) area code.

Adding Mississippi City 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 Mississippi City 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 Mississippi City 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 Mississippi City on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Mississippi City ...

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

  • Biloxi [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biloxi
    • Biloxi [Harrison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Mississippi City
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ocean Springs
    • Ocean Springs [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Mississippi City
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Beach
    • Long Beach [Harrison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Mississippi City
    • 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>
  • Bay Saint Louis [Hancock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay Saint Louis
    • Bay Saint Louis [Hancock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Mississippi City
    • 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<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • D'Iberville [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for D'Iberville
      • D'Iberville [Harrison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Mississippi City
      • 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>
    • Diamondhead [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamondhead
      • Diamondhead [Hancock County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Mississippi City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamondhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamondhead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diamondhead<5>
    • Pass Christian [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pass Christian
      • Pass Christian [Harrison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Mississippi City
      • 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>
    • Beauvoir [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beauvoir
      • Beauvoir [Harrison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Mississippi City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beauvoir
    • Lorraine Community [Harrison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lorraine Community
      • Lorraine Community [Harrison County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Mississippi City
      • 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.
    • Coalville [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalville
      • Coalville [Harrison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mississippi City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mississippi City ...

Looking for more information about Mississippi City? 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 Mississippi City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Mississippi City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Mississippi

About Harrison County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mississippi City. 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 Mississippi City - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mississippi City) 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 Mississippi City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mississippi City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mississippi City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3819, Longitude: -89.0439       In this case, the coordinates for Mississippi City 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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