Click here to view the 2022 State of the County presentation

Press Release – New Solid Waste Collection Provider – Click here for CES website


Hancock County has a new mosquito contract with Vector Disease Control International (VDCI). To report mosquito issues in your area, please call Scott Williams at (601) 669-8280 or (866) 379-8352, you can also follow the direct link for service requests:


The Hancock County Board of Supervisors will be present for a Special Meeting in the Board of Supervisors Boardroom, Hancock County Government Annex, 854 Highway 90, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi on Monday, September 26, 2022 at 11:30 a.m., to discuss ARPA Project Funding.

Your health and safety is our priority. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, local government services will be impacted for the foreseeable future.

For the latest updates regarding impacts to county offices and local facility closures, please click HERE.





Welcome to Hancock County

Hancock County is the southernmost county in the state of Mississippi, situated along the Gulf of Mexico and the state line of Louisiana. We are home to John C. Stennis Space Center, beautiful sandy beaches, lovely scenic byways, exciting gaming action, eclectic shopping, art galore, diverse dining, fun festivals, and amazing activities. Whether you live here or are just visiting, you will relish in the quaint and charming atmosphere that is Hancock County, Mississippi.

Read Hancock Today

For all things Hancock County, check out Hancock Today, a special publication of The Sea Coast Echo & The Hancock Chamber of Commerce.

Make Hancock County Your Home

Conveniently located less than one hour from New Orleans, enjoy the small town charm of our communities – Bay St. Louis, Diamondhead, Waveland, Clermont Harbor, Kiln and Pearlington – and a wide variety of living environments. Choose from charming cottages to multi-acre homesites, affordable waterfront homesites, great vacation homes and investment opportunities.

Take the Scenic Route

Take the scenic route! It’s a nature lover’s paradise with 13 miles of beaches and 30 miles of trails, waterways and scenic drives.