About This Place
Moss Point is a city, north of Pascagoula, in Jackson County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 17,653 at the 2000 census.
On August 29, 2005, Moss Point was hit by the strong east side of Hurricane Katrina, and much of Moss Point was flooded or destroyed (see details below).
Moss Point is located at 30°24′40″N 88°31′31″W / 30.410999°N 88.525140°W / 30.410999; -88.525140. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.8 square miles (69.3 km²), of which, 25.0 square miles (64.7 km²) of it is land and 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²) of it (6.61%) is water.