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Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Location of Bay St. Louis, MS
Location of Bay St. Louis, MS
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Hancock
Area
 • 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)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 8,209
 • Density 1,342.1/sq mi (518.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 28-03980
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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