Mississippi's Gulf Coast

Along the Gulf of Mexico is the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This region usually refers to Jackson County, Harrison County, and Hancock County. The Gulf Coast is nestled between Mobile, Alabama and New Orleans, Louisiana. With 62 miles of scenic coastline, the Gulf Coast is a beautiful place to explore and call home! For additional information about the Gulf Coast and all it has to offer, click here.

Gulfport and Biloxi are the Gulf Coast's largest cities. These are primarily residential areas, but as you travel North, you will find more rural land. Other Gulf Coast towns include Ocean Springs, D'Iberville, and Long Beach. Learn more about life in each of these Gulf Coast cities and discover current real estate for sale.

Gulfport, Mississippi

Gulfport is the heart of Mississippi's Gulf Coast. Sitting on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico, this beachside city is an exciting destination for year-round and seasonal dwellers. Gulfport is the second largest city in the state and the hub of the Gulf Coast. It is home year-round, beautiful weather, a vibrant downtown, an eclectic food and drink scene, as well as stunning beaches and natural parks.

Many residents relocate to the area because of the number of service bases in Gulfport. These bases include the United State Coast Guard Gulfport Service Base, Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, and the Mississippi Army National Guard. The seasonal visitors, vacationers, year-round residents enjoy living in a vacation destination and experience some of the best that the coast has to offer.

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Biloxi, Mississippi

Biloxi is the fifth largest city in the state of Mississippi and a melting pot of cultures, food, and entertainment. Located in Harrison County, Biloxi has beautiful white beaches and is home to 9 casinos. It is one of the oldest communities in the state, as well as the United States, settled in 1699. It is a thriving city that has continued to develop and recover post-Hurricane Katrina. The city's Chamber of Commerce's mission includes helping promote businesses, include small and locally owned, making Biloxi a growing city for residents and vacationers.

Within city limits is the Keesler Air Force Base. Biloxi is home to many service men and women who are stationed at Keesler Air Force Base. The 2nd Air Force, 403rd Wing, and the 85th Engineering Installation Squadron are located at the base. It handles more that 28,000 students, has 400 courses covering over 30 different career fields.

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Welcome to "the City of Discovery"! Ocean Springs, discovered in 1699, is a historic Gulf Coast city in Jackson County. It is a thriving community with strong ties to arts, music, food, and the culture of the Gulf Coast. Ocean Springs has a great quality of life due to the number of family-friend parks, low crime rate, vibrant downtown, great schools, and scenic views of the Gulf of Mexico. From charming cottages in the downtown area to stunning luxury homes on the water, Ocean Springs lush landscape and small town vibes attract residents and visitors, alike.

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Long Beach, Mississippi

Long Beach is a Gulf Coast city that is a quiet escape from the fast-paced excitement of surrounding Gulf Coast cities like Biloxi and Gulfport. Known as "the Friendly City", Long Beach is a quaint oceanfront community in Harrison County and is known as one of the top places to live in the state. Overall, is it a welcoming city with a high median income and low student to teacher ratio. The high school, Long Beach High School, has a long-standing reputation for excellence and offers its students college prep courses, advanced placement classes, and a rigorous curriculum. Its downtown center is a bike friendly area and is close to the picturesque Long Beach Harbor.

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DIberville, Mississippi

In 1699, French explorer, Pierre Moyne d'Iberville, landed in the Gulf Coast area that is now the city of D'Iberville. Fast forward to 1988, almost 300 years later, D'Iberville becomes an official city. Part of Harrison County, D'Iberville sits just North of Biloxi across the Back Bay. The city is known to feel like a "small big city". After Hurricane Katrina, D'Iberville has been and continue to be redeveloped and rebuilt. The city received town design consulting services from some of the nation's best urban designers. This effort has helped to reconstruct the city, allowed for a growth in businesses, and brought back a lot that was lost.

Despite the redevelopment, D'Iberville continues to have a unique coastal charm that separates it from the rest of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The sleepy, fishing village characteristics attract many to visitors and those looking to relocate to the area. D'Iberville is a tourist hot spot and a wonderful place to call home due to its calm, scenic beaches, good public schools, booming downtown, and ideal warm temperatures year-round.

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Pass Christian, Mississippi

Discover the beauty of "The Pass". Pass Christian is a historic Gulf Coast city in Harrison County. This carefree community has a scenic downtown, pristine white-sand beaches, century-old homes, and impressive oak trees lining many of the residential and commercial roads. The deep historical roots of Pass Christian has survived over the years and is remembered by its many monuments and points of interest. It is a popular spot for vacationers looking for a relaxed and casual place to recharge. Many also relocate to the area to take advantage of it's friendly environment, year-round ideal weather, and the top-rated public schools.

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