Henderson Point, Mississippi

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Henderson Point, Mississippi
Census-designated place
Henderson Point, Mississippi is located in Mississippi
Henderson Point, Mississippi
Henderson Point, Mississippi
Coordinates: 30°18′33″N 89°17′13″W / 30.30917°N 89.28694°W / 30.30917; -89.28694Coordinates: 30°18′33″N 89°17′13″W / 30.30917°N 89.28694°W / 30.30917; -89.28694
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Harrison
Area
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 5 ft (2 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 170
 • Density 150/sq mi (57/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Henderson Point is a census-designated place (CDP) in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States. It is part of the GulfportBiloxi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 170 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Henderson Point is located at 30°18′33″N 89°17′13″W / 30.30917°N 89.28694°W / 30.30917; -89.28694,[2] at the end of a peninsula along the edge of the Gulf of Mexico. It is bordered by St. Louis Bay to the west and north, the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and the city of Pass Christian to the east. Henderson Point is the site of the east end of the Bay St. Louis Bridge, which carries U.S. Route 90 across St. Louis Bay to the city of Bay St. Louis in Hancock County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2), of which 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 8.64%, is water.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Henderson Point CDP, Mississippi". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey 7.5-minute topographic map series
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Henderson Point CDP, Mississippi". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved May 16, 2012.