Public Notice!!

By order of the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, all employees and visitors must wear a mask or face covering when entering any Hancock County public facility. When possible, we encourage the public to complete official business electronically.

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.







The SBA closed its last Business Recovery Center February 12th, 2020. People wanting one-on-one assistance with filing a claim should make an appointment with their nearest SBDC office. SBDC business counselors can help prepare an application, organize financial documentation, and craft a reconsideration request at no cost to the applicant. There nearest SBDC office is located at 1636 Popp’s Ferry Road, Suite 207, Biloxi, MS 39532. (228) 396-8661. Deadline to apply: October 16th, 2020.

Additional Information:

EIDL Fact Sheet

SBA One Pager

Three Step Process SBA Disaster Loans

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.