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Hancock County, Mississippi


"Hospitality City"

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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Mississippi state capital is Jackson.
The population of Waveland is approximately 10,000 (1999), 6435 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,972 (1990), 2572 (2010).
The amount of land area in Waveland is 17.673 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Waveland is 5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Waveland to Washington DC is 934 miles.
The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 148 miles. (as the crow flies)
Waveland is positioned 30.28 degrees north of the equator and 89.38 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the Biloxi-Gulfport-Pascagoula Mississippi area in the Gulf of Mexico area of Mississippi. It is 25 miles west of Biloxi, MS and about 45 miles east of New Orleans, Louisiana
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History & History Related Items

Waveland is one of just two cities in Hancock County. It has about 5 miles of Beach Front on the Gulf of Mexico. Since Casino gambling was legalized, the population has almost doubled and the industry has tripled.

Waveland is the one time home of Andrew Jackson

A history page for Waveland
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A website about Waveland

City of Waveland Municipal Pier

Bucaneer State Park (Wave Pool & Water Slide)

Five miles of Beautiful White Sand Beaches
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Waveland City Government

City of Waveland
301 Coleman Avenue
Waveland, MS 39576-4123
Phone: 228-467-4134
Fax: 228-467-3177

Waveland Police Department
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Waveland Libraries

Waveland Library
333 Coleman Ave.
Waveland, MS 39576-4123
Phone: 228-467-9240

Waveland Schools

Waveland School, our wonderful elementary school in Waveland, is part of the Bay Waveland School District

Waveland School
1101 Saint Joseph St.
Waveland, MS 39576-2528
Phone: 228-467-6630

Bay St. Louis-Waveland School
1101 Saint Joseph St.
Waveland, MS 39576-2528
Phone: 228-463-9372

Hancock County School
301 Coleman Ave.
Waveland, MS 39576-4123
Phone: 228-467-3892 Waveland


.The population of Waveland was:
1920 - 431
1990 - 5,359
1999 - 10,000

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