Hancock County , Mississippi

Hancock County: County in Mississippi, United States

Hancock County locator map
Location of Hancock County on Mississippi map.

About

Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 43,929 and a population density of 31 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 47,632 inhabitants. Its county seat is Bay St. Louis. The county was created 209 years ago in 1811.

Geography

Hancock County is located at 30°23'38"N 89°28'28"W (30.3937800, -89.4745600). It has 4 neighbors: Saint Tammany Parish, Harrison County, Pearl River County and Stone County.

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HancockCountyCourthouse14Sept07

The largest city of Hancock County is Bay Saint Louis with a population of 14,034. Other cities include, Diamondhead population 8,048 and Waveland population 6,302. See all Hancock County cities & populated places.

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Hancock County map

Hancock County Quick Facts

Population : 47,632 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County, Hancock County
Area : 1431 km2
Water as percent of area : 14%
Land as percent of area : 86%
Named for : John Hancock
Capital : Bay St. Louis
Establishment : January 01, 1812
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:36:06 (27th July 2021)
Density : 33 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 7.77% (2010-2019)

Hancock County has 4 neighbours.

  • Bay St. Louis

Demographics

The population of Hancock County increased by 7.77% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 43,929 - census
2011 44,744 1.82% estimation process
2012 45,263 1.15% estimation process
2013 45,522 0.57% estimation process
2014 45,980 1% estimation process
2015 46,305 0.7% estimation process
2016 46,643 0.72% estimation process
2017 46,949 0.65% estimation process
2018 47,278 0.7% estimation process
2019 47,632 0.74% estimation process

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People born in Hancock County (1)

American state senator and representative in Mississippi Ezell Lee was born in Hancock County

Other places with the same name (9)

Hancock County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hancock County.

City Name Population Title
Bay Saint Louis 14,034 City in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States of America
Diamondhead 8,048 City in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States of America
Waveland 6,302 City in Hancock County, Mississippi, United States
Kiln 2,238 Census-designated place in Hancock County, Mississippi
Pearlington 1,332 Census-designated place in Hancock County, Mississippi

Mississippi Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Mississippi 2,976,149 State of the United States of America
Hinds County 231,840 County in Mississippi, United States
Harrison County 208,080 County in Mississippi, United States
De Soto County 173,323 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson 160,628 Capital and largest city of Mississippi
Rankin County 155,271 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson County 143,617 County in Mississippi, United States
Madison County 106,272 County in Mississippi, United States
Lee County 85,436 County in Mississippi, United States
Forrest County 74,897 County in Mississippi, United States
Lauderdale County 74,125 County in Mississippi, United States
Gulfport 71,705 City in Mississippi
West Gulfport 71,329 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States of America
Jones County 68,098 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 63,343 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA

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