Education, Health & More

Education, health, and having things to keep you busy are very important to our community. We have an excellent of variety of schools and universities, healthcare facilities, shopping centers, as well has museums and libraries.



School Districts: Gulfport School District, Pass Christian Public School Districts, Biloxi Public School District, Long Beach School District, and Harrison County School District

and if you are looking for Private Schools you can begin your search here!

The University of Southern Mississippi, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, William Carey University and more…

Enjoy our museums, libraries, and symphonic, operatic, dance and community theater performances as well as the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art and Walter Anderson Museum of Art.



Major healthcare facilities in Harrison County, Mississippi include Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Merit Health Biloxi, Garden Park Medical Center, Keesler AFB Medical Center, and VA Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System.



Considering the importance of traveling, we have the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport conveniently located in Gulfport. And, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is located midway between Mobile and New Orleans.

Coastal Transit Authority provides a public transportation system with buses that servicing Gulfport and Biloxi and beyond.

We also have the Casino Hopper that will take you to and from the casinos and local attractions.

Many roads throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast have bike lanes - even our beach is lined with a sidewalk to accommodate bikers and runners. As they ride or run along the beach, they get to enjoy a beautiful view of the Gulf.



“One of the best places for business and careers.” -

$9.1 billion GDP of Harrison County

Take a look at job opportunities here.

5 Largest Industries:

  1. Consumer Services

  2. Utilities

  3. Public Administration

  4. Healthcare

  5. Freight Transportation

With the lowest cost of living in the country, Mississippi is the #1 most affordable state. See Affordable Living for more details.