Bed & Breakfasts
Our luxurious Gulfport bed and breakfast offers the best of both worlds; history and charm coupled with modern amenities that will have you feeling relaxed and pampered.
Built in 1906 and beautifully restored in 2014, the Guest House offers 5 suites, each with private bath. Claw foot tubs, remote light fireplaces, antique furnishings, and handmade soaps are just a few of our many amenities.
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital Jackson. It is the larger of the two principal cities of the Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, Mississippi Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the city of Gulfport had a total population of 69,220. Gulfport is co-county seat with Biloxi of Harrison County, Mississippi. Gulfport is also home to the US Navy Atlantic Fleet Seabees.
On August 17, 1969 Gulfport and the Mississippi Gulf Coast was hit by Hurricane Camille. By central pressure, Camille was the second strongest U.S. land falling hurricane in recorded history. The area of total destruction in Harrison County, Mississippi was 68 square miles (180 km2). The total estimated cost of damage was $1.42 billion (1969 USD, $9 billion 2012 USD). This made Camille the second-most expensive hurricane in the United States, up to that point (behind Hurricane Betsy). The storm directly killed 143 people along Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.
In December 1993, the City annexed 33 square miles (85 km2) north of Gulfport making it the second largest city in Mississippi.
On August 29, 2005, Gulfport was hit by the strong east side of Hurricane Katrina, and much of Gulfport was flooded or destroyed Much of Gulfport was also severely damaged by Hurricane Camille on August 17, 1969.
Gulfport is located at 30°24'6" North, 89°4'34" W (30.401641, −89.076169)
For more information go to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulfport,_Mississippi
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