Hancock County, Mississippi

Hancock County

 

Hancock County

 

Named for John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of Independence, Hancock County was established in 1812. In 1699, Pierre le Moyne d'Iberville and his brother, Jean Baptiste le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville, claimed the Gulf Coast for France and King Louis XIV. Native Americans were the first to welcome these visitors in 1699, however the people of Hancock County continue this tradition of Southern Hospitality!

 
 
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ALL HANCOCK COUNTY OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED THE FOLLOWING DAYS FOR THE 2014 HOLIDAY SEASON BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR :

 

Thanksgiving 

Thursday, November 27 

Friday, November 28

 

Christmas

Thursday, December 25

Friday, December 26

 

New Year's

Thursday, January 1 

Friday, January 2

 

 

 
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  • 854 Highway 90
    Bay St Louis, MS 39520
  • Phone:  228.467.0172
    Fax:        228.466.5994
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