Election Notice
Candidates interested in running for office in the upcoming 2023 elections may pick up qualifying information in the Hancock County Circuit Clerk’s office, 152 Main Street, Suite B, Bay St. Louis, MS. Qualifying begins on January 3, 2023 and will end on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 5 pm. For more information please call the Circuit Clerk’s office at 228-467-5265.
Kendra Necaise
Hancock County Circuit Clerk


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: https://www.vdci.net/vdci-service-requests/

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.