Digital Relocation/Welcome Guide

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A part of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Harrison County is located in South Mississippi between Hancock and Jackson counties. It covers 976 square miles, five municipalities and has the largest population of the South Mississippi counties — as of 2012 it was about 194,000 people. The cities of H...

Getting To & Around

Harrison County is easily connected to other parts of Mississippi and the rest of the United States via the several interstate highways that traverse the area. Most people traveling throughout Harrison County and the Gulf Coast choose to drive, enjoying the beautiful scenery of the coastline and bea...

Housing & Real Estate

Relocating to a new home can be one of the most stressful situations in life. Whether moving across town or across the nation, preparation and organization can make all the difference. First, decide to use a professional moving company or make it a do-it-yourself (DIY) move. ...

Employment & Economy

South Mississippi is home to multi­billion-dollar bases — such as Keesler Air Force Base and Naval Construction Battalion Center in Harrison County — that provide thousands of jobs and award millions in contracts to local businesses, according to Harrison County Development Commissio...

Health Care

Whatever your health care needs, a wide spectrum of services is available throughout Harrison County. Two hospitals and two medical centers serve county residents offering a range of services that include neurology, open-heart surgery, cancer diagnosis and treatment, pediatrics/neonatal care and lon...

Family Resources

Picking up from one place and moving to another is stressful enough, especially when kids and pets are involved. So knowing who to call or where to find information can be helpful.

Local government websites are valuable resources for newcomers to Harrison County, as they pro...

Education & Academics

Learning happens throughout life. Schools exist to make learning more efficient for more people, but much learning goes on outside a formal learning environment. Still, we associate learning with schools, so when we move to a new locale, we want to know about the school system, private schools, char...


No matter what your interests, Biloxi and Gulfport will keep you busy with a variety of attractions. From historic buildings to family-friendly fun parks to classic nightspots, there’s something for everyone.

Biloxi Lighthouse
Highway 90 & Porter Avenue<...