Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

human settlement in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States of America

Bay Saint Louis is a city in Hancock County, Mississippi. It is part of the Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, 8,209 people lived there. It is the county seat of Hancock County[1]. Like several other upper Gulf Coast cities, Bay Saint Louis was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Location of Bay St. Louis, MS
Location of Bay St. Louis, MS
Coordinates: Coordinates: 30°18′53″N 89°20′39″W / 30.31472°N 89.34417°W / 30.31472; -89.34417
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyHancock
Area
 • Total16.9 sq mi (43.7 km2)
 • Land6.1 sq mi (15.8 km2)
 • Water10.7 sq mi (27.8 km2)
Elevation
23 ft (7 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total8,209
 • Density1,342.1/sq mi (518.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code28-03980
GNIS feature ID0666588

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.