Gulfport is the county seat of Harrison County and the third oldest settlement on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, founded in August, 1699 by Jean Baptiste LeMoyne Bienville. It was ruled by the British and the Spanish before becoming part of the United States in the Louisiana Purchase. The town was severely damaged by Hurricane Camille in 1969 and again by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Reconstruction provided an opportunity for a rethinking of its infrastructure and buildings. Federal grants have allowed the rebuilding of some outstanding new buildings and Beach Boulevard as well as the seawall. The Bay has long been a popular holiday resort for New Orleanians and, with its selection of art galleries, antique stores and with  local festivals, it remains a favorite recreational draw for people around the coast.
 
 
 
City of Gulfport, Mississippi


WLOK TV NEWS

www.sunherald.com
The Sun Herald


Mississippi Gulf Coast Attractions


Ship Island


Gulf Island Water Park


Gulf Coast


Lynn Meadows Discovery Center


Edgewater Mall


Discover Our Town


Prime Outlets

Harrison County
Land Records Online
Sheriff Department
City of Biloxi
Biloxi Chamber
City of D'Iberville
D'Iberville Chamber

City of Gulfport
Gulfport Police

City of Long Beach
City of Pass Christian
Coast Coliseum
Gulf Regional Planning
 
Gulf Coast Tourism

Keesler A.F.B
Harrison County Library



Jackson County
J. C. Chamber

City of Pascagoula
City of Moss Point
City of Gautier
Ocean Springs
Jackson County Library

Hancock County
Tourism Bureau
Hancock County Library
Chamber of Commerce
City of Bay St. Louis
Waveland
Stennis Space Center

State of Mississippi(all)
Governor's Website

Legislative Bill Status
Legislature
Sales Tax Collections
Dept. Marine Resources

Eddie's Home Weather Station (real time information)

 

   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
 

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