Biloxi Essential Info

Overview

Biloxi is a city in Harrison County, on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. It's well known for its beaches and casinos, though one casino and the beach are still in repair. It is also home to Keesler Air Force Base, most of which is not open to the public.

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Best Time To Go

Mar-Oct

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Fun Facts

  1. Barq’s Root Beer was invented in Biloxi in 1898 by Edward Adolf Barq, Sr.
  2. One of Biloxi's most known features has been the Biloxi Lighthouse, which was built in Baltimore and then shipped south and completed in May 1848.
  3. Biloxi is the setting of Neil Simon's play and film Biloxi Blues, which starred Mathew Broderick.
  4. Biloxi is the setting of several John Grisham novels, including The Runaway Jury, The Summons, The Partner, and The Last Juror.
  5. Jessica Alba, model and actress, lived in Biloxi while her father was at Keesler Air Force Base

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