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Welcome to Pass Christian ...

The city of Pass Christian is located in Harrison County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pass Christian has a population of 6,307 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Pass Christian.

Pass Christian is near sea level<4>.

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

The area code for Pass Christian: (228)

Websites for Pass Christian ...

Official Website: www.ci.pass-christian.ms.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pass Christian had an population of 6,307 people. This is an increase of 36.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pass Christian had a population of 4,613 people. This makes Pass Christian the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Pass Christian represents 0.16% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,613 people, the population of Pass Christian decreased 29.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,579 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pass Christian.

Adding Pass Christian 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 Pass Christian 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 Pass Christian 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 Pass Christian on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Pass Christian ...

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

  • Gulfport [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gulfport
    • Gulfport [Harrison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Pass Christian
    • 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 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Pass Christian
    • 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 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Pass Christian
    • 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>
  • Diamondhead [Hancock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamondhead
    • Diamondhead [Hancock County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Pass Christian
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waveland [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waveland
      • Waveland [Hancock County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Pass Christian
      • 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>
    • North Gulfport [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Gulfport
      • North Gulfport [Harrison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Pass Christian
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Gulfport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Gulfport
    • Shoreline Park [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shoreline Park
      • Shoreline Park [Hancock County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Pass Christian
      • 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
    • Mississippi City [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mississippi City
      • Mississippi City [Harrison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Pass Christian
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mississippi City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mississippi City
    • Kiln [Hancock County]
    • Lyman [Harrison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyman
      • Lyman [Harrison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Pass Christian
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyman

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pass Christian ...

Looking for more information about Pass Christian? 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 Pass Christian, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pass Christian.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Harrison County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pass Christian: www.ci.pass-christian.ms.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pass Christian.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pass Christian - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Pass Christian) 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 Pass Christian. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pass Christian

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pass Christian. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3189, Longitude: -89.2389       In this case, the coordinates for Pass Christian 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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