Harrison County, Mississippi
Harrison County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 187,105. It is the second-most populous county in Mississippi. Its county seats are Biloxi and Gulfport. The county is named after U.S. President William Henry Harrison.
Harrison County Courthouse (constructed in 1903, destroyed by fire in 1970s)
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
|Named for||William Henry Harrison|
|Seat||Biloxi and Gulfport|
|• Total||976 sq mi (2,530 km2)|
|• Land||574 sq mi (1,490 km2)|
|• Water||402 sq mi (1,040 km2) 41%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||357/sq mi (138/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
- Shaw, Betty Hancock (2011). Gulfport. Arcadia Publishing. p. 28. ISBN 978-0-7385-8213-9.
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 150.