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St. Martin, Mississippi is a town located within Jackson County and is a census – designated place which is located along the Mississippi Gulf Coast due south of Interstate 10 which is bordered by the City of Ocean Springs to the east, the Biloxi Bay to the south, and the City of DIberville to the west.
Bay way of the United States Census Bureau, the population of St. Martin homes for sale was recorded to be 7,730 in 2010.
The name of St. Martin originated from a French Military Officer, Raymond St. Martin de Jorquiboey, who resided in this area in the middle of the century. Descendants of the St. Martin family members, for whom the community is named, still live around this area. Continue viewing here.
The land bonanza of the mid 1920s changed the historical record of St. Martin. A consortium of capitalists from Chicago and New York City became enamored with the all-natural environment, pleasant climate, and very convenient railway transport offered to snow birds who resided in the Midwest. These financiers selected a location in eastern St. Martin at the mouth of Old Fort Bayou to develop a wintertime resort. It was called Gulf Hills since small streams that flowed into Old Fort Bayou dissected the elevated rolling hill terrain.
Currently, St. Martin is the 2nd fastest growing community in Jackson County. Over the past 10 years, the population has increased by eighteen percent.
St. Martin has a gorgeous natural surroundings provides many chances for recreation and eco-tourism.
Jackson County MS City Government City Data Concerning Jackson County, MS
Jackson County Sheriffs Department
Singing River Health System
Jackson County Small Craft Harbor
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport
Jackson County Historical and Genealogical Society
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Mississippi Development Authority
Wikipedia info on Jackson County, MS
Jackson County, MS Yellow Pages
Jackson County Government Online