Welcome...

Discover the beauty and serenity of Ocean Springs.  From it's Historical sights to it's distinctive spirit of past and present.

Ocean Springs is like a dream avenue, Imagine the feeling of Coastal breeze brushing against your face with its warmth, comfortable feeling. A feeling that perfectly suits the people and its community. Oak trees leaving beautiful puzzle shadows at every corner you turn. A place heartily  dedicated to its commemorating heritage and history, but also embracing more positive expansions for the bright future that holds for the people. Yet nevertheless preserving the serene promenade of life on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Just as it were over three hundred years ago when Pierre LeMoyne d’Iberville first stepped foot on her shores, the splendor and allure of this celebrated city remains to this day as one of the utmost experiences for its locals and out of town guest.

Unparalleled to others, Ocean Springs flavors each day of life with a never tiring spirit of involvement.  Known nationally for its annual festivals, which draw thousands from all areas of the country.  Ocean Springs has long celebrated her extraordinary community of artist, potters, and performers, area merchants, clubs and organizations.  All the while delicately balancing progress and conserving her historical landmarks, as well as her untouched beauty of nature’s tranquility.

This website is informational purposes only, to represent the uniqueness of Ocean Springs Mississippi while providing an all-inclusive source of information covering the limitless features of our city.  

Get your Ocean Springs business merchant account from Emerchant brokers account as it needs to stand out from the pack. 


Historic Ocean Springs

The Ocean Springs Hotel

Historic Time Line for Ocean Springs

Pre - 1699
1699
1718
1763
1779
1810
1812
1817
1820's
1835
1853
1854
1861
1870
1880
1880's
1891
1892
1899
1900's
1903
1904
1907
1905
1906
1930
1947
1952

Area Inhabited by the "Biloxi" Indian Tribe
d'Iberville Landed ~ Ft. Maurepas built
Return to Ft. Maurepas
Area Became Part of British West Florida
Mississippi Became Territory Excluded Jackson Co.
Revolt Against the Spanish
Gulf Coast Annexed into Mississippi Territory
Mississippi Becomes 20th State in the Union
Steamboat Age
Ocean Springs Hotel Built
Named Lynchburg Springs / Gets 1st Post Office
First Newspaper "Ocean Springs Gazette"
Civil War Irrupts off Coast of Ocean Springs
Railroad Freight & Passenger Service Begins
Ocean Springs Fire Company #1 Founded
Town Became Popular Resort
First Form of Banking in Ocean Springs
Incorporated into Municipality / Holds First Election
Telephone Service & Electric Street Lights
Resort Era Comes to End
First Bridge Erected over Fort Bayou
First Railroad Depot Built in Ocean Springs
Present Day L&N Depot Built
Ocean Springs State Bank Established
First Automobile Arrives by Train
Bridge to Biloxi Dedicated
Ocean Springs Becomes a City
City Erects Monument "Site of Fort Maurepas"