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Beatrice, Mississippi
Aerial view of Beatrice community
Aerial view of Beatrice community
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Stone
Elevation
164 ft (50 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) Area code 601
GNIS feature ID 692497

Beatrice is an unincorporated community in Stone County, Mississippi, and is located approximately 23 mi (37 km) southeast of Wiggins. Beatrice is part of the Gulfport-Biloxi metropolitan area. The main period of significance was between 1894 and 1915.

Surrounded by the De Soto National Forest, Beatrice has long been a timber and sawmill community. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the Beatrice Sawmill served as a distribution center for portable sawmills that were needed to convert storm-ravaged trees into lumber.

Little Creek Baptist Church and headquarters for Red Creek Wildlife Management Area are located in the Beatrice community.

Transportation

  • The Beatrice community is served by Mississippi Highway 15.

Education

  • The Beatrice community is served by the Stone County School District.
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