Pass Christian, Mississippi
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|Pass Christian, Mississippi|
|— City —|
|• Total||15.3 sq mi (39.6 km2)|
|• Land||8.4 sq mi (21.8 km2)|
|• Water||6.9 sq mi (17.8 km2)|
|Elevation||13 ft (4 m)|
|• Density||781.2/sq mi (301.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0675482|
Pass Christian is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States, along the Gulf of Mexico. It is part of the Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 6,579 at the 2000 census.
- The name Pass Christian is pronounced, in the French manner, as "pass kris-CHAN" or "pass kris-chee-ANN" (rather than "pass KRIS-chin" as in Christianity). It is often mentioned in radio or television weather bulletins for hurricane advisories along the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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