On July 28, 1898, Gulfport was incorporated. In 1902, the harbor was completed, and the Port of Gulfport became a working seaport.
The Port of Gulfport has flourished over the years and today accounts for millions of dollars in annual sales and tax revenue for the state of Mississippi.
From its simple, humble beginnings as a lumber and port city, Gulfport has evolved into a diversified community. With about 6.7 miles of man-made white sandy beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, Gulfport is one of the fastest growing areas in the state, due in part to recent gaming activities. Home of the annual "Worlds Largest Fishing Rodeo," Gulfport is a residential community that is blessed with a strong business center. Read more about the City of Gulfport at http://www.gulfport-ms.gov/history.shtml
Gulfport is home to the Navy CB Base, Island View Casino Resort, Cross Roads Mall and Gulf Islands Waterpark. Close to Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi's Casino Row and Ocean Springs.
As the second largest city in the State of Mississippi, Gulfport has many beautiful homes for sale or rent. You can search the entire Multiple Listing Service below.
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