Pascagoula Tourism, Mississippi

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Pascagoula is a city in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States. It is the principal city of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area, as a part of the Gulfport–Biloxi–Pascagoula, Mississippi Combined Statistical Area. The population was 26,200 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Jackson County. Pascagoula is a major industrial city of Mississippi, along the Gulf Coast. Prior to World War II, the town was a sleepy fishing village of about 5,000. The population exploded with the war-driven shipbuilding industry. Although the city's population seemed to peak in the late 1970s and early 1980s as Cold War defense spending was at its height, Pascagoula experienced some new growth and development in the years before Hurricane Katrina. Today, Pascagoula is home to the state’s largest employer, Ingalls Shipbuilding, owned by Huntington Ingalls Industries. Other major industries include one of the largest Chevron refineries in the country; Signal International, an oil platform builder; and Mississippi Phosphates. Naval Station Pascagoula was located on Singing River Island, and was homeport to several Navy warships, as well as a large Coast Guard contingent. However, Naval Station Pascagoula was decommissioned as part of the 2005 BRAC recommendations and ceased operations in 2006. The city is served by three airports: Mobile Regional Airport, which is located in nearby Mobile, Alabama; the Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, about 40 miles (64 km) west of Pascagoula; and the Trent Lott International Airport, located within Jackson County. The mayor of the city is Jim Blevins.

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If you are looking for travel information of Pascagoula in United States, you've come to the right place. After your splendid visit to Pascagoula, you can proceed to an important near-by city of New Orleans. New Orleans is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Frenchmen Street, Preservation Hall, R T A. Also, to reach Pascagoula, you'll have to take a flight to New Orleans; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Pascagoula are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Pascagoula*

  • Pollution Statistics in Pascagoula

    Know the pollution level of Pascagoula 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 Pascagoula - 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 66.88 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 176.56 (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 Pascagoula

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pascagoula

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 20 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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