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Harrison County, MS
The county was named for President William H. Harrison

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The county is in the Gulfport-Biloxi metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 192,393. This was an increase of  1.47% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$35,624
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Harrison County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Harrison County was $25,693. This was an increase of 27.7% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 83% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Gulfport

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10% of Harrison County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Harrison County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Harrison County include Allen Cemetery, Biloxi Cemetery, Biloxi National Cemetery, Blackwell Cemetery, Bond Cemetery, Broadus Cemetery, Conn Cemetery, Courtenay Cemetery, D C Wedgeworth Cemetery, Diamond Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Harrison County include Biloxi, D'Iberville, Gulfport, Long Beach, Pass Christian, Saucier ... View communities

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Education

School districts in Harrison County include Biloxi Public Schools Dist, Gulfport Schools Dist, Harrison County Schools Dist, Long Beach Schools Dist, Pass Christian Public Schools Dist ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Harrison County include Biloxi Public Library, D'Iberville Library, Division Street Study Center, Gulfport Public Library, Long Beach Public Library, Margaret S. Sherry Memorial Library, Orange Grove Branch Library, Pass Christian Branch Library, Saint Martin Public Library, West Biloxi Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Harrison County include Biloxi Sun Herald ... View newspapers

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Politics

Harrison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Harrison County political report.

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Travel

Airports in Harrison County include Gulfport-Biloxi Regional

Hotels in Harrison County include Beau Rivage, Best Value Inn Gulfport, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Beach View Inn, Biloxi Beach Front Hotel at Coliseum, Casino Magic Hotel, Comfort Inn, Comfort Inn Beach View ... More hotels

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