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Pascagoula, Mississippi

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Welcome to Pascagoula ...

The city of Pascagoula is located in Jackson County and is the County Seat for Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Pascagoula has a population of 21,981 people<1> (see below for details).

Pascagoula is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Pascagoula: (228)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pascagoula had a population of 22,392 people (or 16.03% of the total population of Jackson County). This makes Pascagoula the county's most populous community.

The population of Pascagoula represents 0.75% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,392 people, the population of Pascagoula decreased 14.53% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 26,200 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Pascagoula had an population of 21,981 people. This is a decrease of 1.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.1% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pascagoula ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pascagoula and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Bayou La Batre (AL)   [Map]   2,513   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Coll Town   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Escatawpa   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Gautier   [Map]   18,471   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Helena   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hickory Hills   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pascagoula. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pascagoula. 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 Pascagoula. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

Websites for Pascagoula ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pascagoula ...

Looking for more information about Pascagoula? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pascagoula, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Pascagoula.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Pascagoula. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Jackson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pascagoula.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pascagoula - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Pascagoula. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pascagoula) 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 Pascagoula. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pascagoula

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pascagoula. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3668, Longitude: -88.5481     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pascagoula have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pascagoula.