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Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Location of Bay St. Louis, MS
|• Total||16.9 sq mi (43.7 km2)|
|• Land||6.1 sq mi (15.8 km2)|
|• Water||10.7 sq mi (27.8 km2)|
|Elevation||23 ft (7 m)|
|• Density||1,342.1/sq mi (518.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0666588|
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 . Like several other upper Gulf Coast cities, Bay Saint Louis was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.
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The Bay Bridge on US Highway 90 in 2005, following Hurricane Katrina
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