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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 2017, Pascagoula has a population of 21,733 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 (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 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 (with a count of 26,200 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pascagoula had an population of 21,733 people. This is a decrease of 2.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.05% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pascagoula ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pascagoula and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017
Bayou La Batre (AL)   [Map]   2,512   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Coll Town   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Escatawpa   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Gautier   [Map]   18,512   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pascagoula. 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 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 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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Jackson County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pascagoula:

The official website for Jackson County:

The official website for State of Mississippi:

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. 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, 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     [Map].

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