Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

city 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 2020 census, 9,284 people lived there.[2] It is the county seat of Hancock County[3]. Like several other upper Gulf Coast cities, Bay Saint Louis was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
The Bay of St. Louis and the city of Bay St. Louis (upper part of photo)
The Bay of St. Louis and the city of Bay St. Louis (upper part of photo)
Location of Bay St. Louis, MS
Location of Bay St. Louis, MS
Coordinates: 30°18′53″N 89°20′39″W / 30.31472°N 89.34417°W / 30.31472; -89.34417
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyHancock
Area
 • Total26.62 sq mi (68.95 km2)
 • Land14.69 sq mi (38.05 km2)
 • Water11.93 sq mi (30.90 km2)
Elevation
23 ft (7 m)
Population
 • Total9,284
 • Density631.91/sq mi (243.99/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
39520, 39521, 39522
Area code228
FIPS code28-03980
GNIS feature ID0666588
Websitewww.baystlouis-ms.gov

References

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  1. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 24, 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Bay St. Louis city, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 10, 2024.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.