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Harrison County, Mississippi

US county information
NameHarrison County
SeatBiloxi and Gulfport
US Area
Total Area976.15 sq mi (2528.2 km2)
Land Area580.98 sq mi (1504.7 km2)
Water Area395.17 sq mi (1023.5 km2)
Population187105 (2010)
Density126/km2 (326.3/sq mi)

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Harrison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of 2010, the population was 187,105. Its county seats are Biloxi and Gulfport. Harrison County is named for U.S. President William Henry Harrison.

Harrison County is part of the Gulfport - Biloxi, Mississippi, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The county was severely damaged from both Hurricane Camille in August 1969 and Hurricane Katrina on August 28 29, 2005, causing catastrophic effects.

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