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Welcome to Pascagoula ...

The city of Pascagoula is located in Jackson County<1> and is the County Seat for Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pascagoula has a population of 21,699 people<2> (see below for details).

Pascagoula is near sea level<3>.

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

Pascagoula is located in the (228) area code.

Websites for Pascagoula ...

Official Website:   www.cityofpascagoula.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jcchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pascagoula had an population of 21,699 people. This is a decrease of 3.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pascagoula had a population of 22,392 people (which is 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 total 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 (which had a count of 26,200 people).

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

Communities near Pascagoula ...

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

  • Gautier [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gautier
    • Gautier [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Pascagoula
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,490 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gautier have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gautier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gautier<6>
  • 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 west of Pascagoula
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,862 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ocean Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ocean Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ocean Springs<6>
  • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou La Batre
    • Bayou La Batre [Mobile County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Pascagoula
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,479 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayou La Batre have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayou La Batre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayou La Batre<6>
  • Moss Point [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moss Point
    • Moss Point [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Pascagoula
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moss Point have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moss Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moss Point<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Escatawpa [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Escatawpa
      • Escatawpa [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Pascagoula
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Escatawpa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Escatawpa
    • Orange Grove [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange Grove
      • Orange Grove [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Pascagoula
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange Grove
    • Hickory Hills [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Hills
      • Hickory Hills [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Pascagoula
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Hills
    • Martin Bluff [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martin Bluff
      • Martin Bluff [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Pascagoula
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martin Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martin Bluff
    • Helena [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Pascagoula
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
    • Coll Town [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coll Town
      • Coll Town [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Pascagoula
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coll Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coll Town

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pascagoula. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pascagoula.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pascagoula, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pascagoula.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Jackson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pascagoula: www.cityofpascagoula.com/

The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.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 Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pascagoula.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pascagoula - 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 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pascagoula

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pascagoula. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3670, Longitude: -88.5485    
<5>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.
<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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