Welcome to Hancock County, MS Genealogy and History
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Established in 1812, Hancock county is the southernmost county of the U.S. state of Mississippi, situated along
the Gulf of Mexico and the state line with Louisiana.
Its county seat is Bay St. Louis. The area is also home to the John C. Stennis Space Center, NASA's largest rocket
engine test facility.
Courthouse in Bay St. Louis
Hancock County is named for Founding Father John Hancock.
Bay St. Louis -- Waveland
Diamondhead -- Kiln -- Pearlington -- Shoreline Park