Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

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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

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.

References[change | change source]

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