Biloxi Homes for Sale and Other Real Estate for Sale
The 2010 United States Census recorded the population as 44,054, and in 2016 the estimated population was 45,975. Along with the adjoining city of Gulfport, Biloxi is a county seat of Harrison County.
The beachfront of Biloxi lies directly on the Mississippi Sound, with barrier islands scattered off the coast and into the Gulf of Mexico. Keesler Air Force Base lies within the city and is home to the 81st Training Wing and the 403d Wing of the U.S. Air Force Reserve.
- Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, reopened August 29, 2006, on the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
- Golden Nugget Biloxi, formerly Isle of Capri Casino
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, opened in June 2007
- Harrah’s Gulf Coast, formerly Grand Casino Biloxi
- IP Casino Resort & Spa, reopened on December 22, 2005, formerly Imperial Palace
- Palace Casino Resort
- Boomtown Casino, reopened in 2006
- Treasure Bay Casino
Arts and culture
- 2010 saw the grand opening of the new Frank Gehry designed Ohr-O’Keefe Museum Of Art.
- Biloxi is the setting of Neil Simon‘s play and film Biloxi Blues, which starred Mathew Broderick. Biloxi Blues is the story of army recruits during World War II training at Keesler Field, the present-day Keesler Air Force Base.
- Biloxi is the setting of several John Grisham novels, including The Runaway Jury, The Summons, The Partner, and The Last Juror.
- A substantial portion of Larry Brown‘s novel Fay is set in Biloxi.
- American singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester once wrote and recorded a song called “Biloxi”, for which he was inspired by a few images he saw of the city.
- On his largest-selling regular album, Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes (1977), Jimmy Buffett included a cover of “Biloxi” (see above); also, a compilation album of his digitally remastered greatest hits was released in 1995 called Biloxi.
- The song “Louisiana”, by The Loved Ones, is about the rebuilding of the hurricane ravaged areas on the Gulf Coast. Louisiana, Biloxi, and Alabama are specifically used by name.
- From 1990 to 1994, Biloxi served as home to the Miss Teen USA Pageant.
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