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Ocean Springs is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, about 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Biloxi and west of Gautier. It is part of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 17,225 at the 2000 U.S. Census. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city of Ocean Springs had a population of 17,442. The town has a reputation as an arts community. Its historic and secluded downtown area, with streets lined by live oak trees, is home to several art galleries and shops. It is also home to a number of ethnic restaurants relatively uncommon in surrounding communities. Ocean Springs was the hometown of the late Walter Inglis Anderson, a nationally renowned painter and muralist who died in 1965 from lung cancer. The town plays host to several festivals, including its Peter Anderson Festival and The Herb Festival. Ocean Springs was severely damaged on August 29, 2005, by Hurricane Katrina, which destroyed many buildings along the shoreline, including the Ocean Springs Yacht Club, and the wooden replica of Fort Maurepas, and gutted or flooded other buildings. Katrina's 28 ft (8.5 m) storm surge also destroyed the Biloxi Bay Bridge, which connected Biloxi to Ocean Springs.Wikipedia
This is a comprehensive travel guide for Ocean Springs in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Ocean Springs like a local. Ocean Springs is located at a short trip away from New Orleans a major city in United States. New Orleans is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Frenchmen Street, Preservation Hall, R T A. Popular vacation packages of Ocean Springs are of 1-2 days.
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- Parks And Gardens
- Amusement Parks
- Bowling Spots
- Casinos And Gaming
- Convenience Stores
- Burger Shops
- Chinese Restaurants
- Fast Foods
- Italian Restaurants
- Mexican Restaurants
- Pizza Shops
- Thai Restaurants
- Gas Stations
Ocean Springs Itineraries
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Facts and Stats for Ocean Springs*
Pollution Statistics in Ocean Springs
Know the pollution level of Ocean Springs before you plan your visit.
Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
Living in Ocean Springs - Quality of Life
Climate Index 90.02 (Very High)
Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
Traffic Commute Time Index 21.25 (Very Low)
Cost of Living Index 70.46 (Moderate)
Property Price to Income Ratio 0.99 (Very Low)
Purchasing Power Index 190.19 (Very High)
Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.
Cost for Essentials in Ocean Springs
Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ocean Springs
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
International Movie per seat 10 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 34.5 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 68.83 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.67 USD
*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced and subjected to change without notice.