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Biloxi Bay Bridge at Sunset
Biloxi Bay Bridge at Sunset
Looking across the Biloxi Bay at Biloxi hiding behind the Ocean Springs - Biloxi Bay Bridge at Sunset.
A Contract of the Ages
A Contract of the Ages
Biloxi's sea-baring way of life sits in stark contrast to the new life brought on by casino development.
Standing the Test of Time
Standing the Test of Time
The Biloxi Lighthouse is the biggest symbol of the city's resiliancy having survived Hurricanes Camille and Katrina.

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The Mississippi Gulf Coast includes the bottom six counties in Mississippi. The bottom three counties of Hancock County, Harrison County and Jackson County. The three Counties above the Coastal Communities are  Pearl River County, Stone County, and George County.

The region was severely damaged by Hurricane Camille in 1969 and again by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. At this time the Mississippi Gulf Coast is up an running, however a drive down the beach still shows the scares and empty lots brought on by Hurricane Katrina's devestation which destroyed more than 75,000 homes and more than 10,000 businesses. 

The term Gulf Coast refers to the state's Southern region, but generally refers to the towns which lie either directly on the coastline or along its bays.  You will find that the people of the Gulf Coast counties and towns often traveling through the area for both work and leisure activities.

Hancock County includes the cities of Waveland, Bay St. Louis, and Diamondhead.

Harrison County includes the cities of Pass Christian, Long Beach, Gulfport, Biloxi, and D'Iberville.

Jackson County includes the cities of Ocean Springs, Gautier, Pascagoula, and Moss Point.

Pearl River County includes the cities of Pearl River and Poplarville.

Stone County includes the city of Wiggins.

George County includes the City of Lucedale.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast beachfront lies along the Mississippi Sound, which is a body of water in the Northern Gulf of Mexica surrounded by the Barrier Islands of the Gulf National Seashore. Visible from land are Cat Island and Ship Island.

The large industries on the Mississippi Gulf Coast  include ship building, casino gaming, and the military.

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  1. 5/20/2012
    I host visitors from several states. If you have visitor's guides could you mail me a couple to share with my guests? If there is a fee please reply with the charges Betty rushing 110 grass street Waveland, ms 39576
  2. 7/18/2012
    tina talley tina talley says:
    i would like a vacation guide to this area. tina talley 178 lafayette 121 lewisville, ar 71845
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