Living In St. Martin Mississippi
St. Martin, Mississippi is a town located within Jackson County and is a census – designated place which is situated along the Mississippi Gulf Coast due south of I- 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.
According to the U.S. Census Agency, the population of St. Martin was recorded to be 7,730 in 2010.
The name of St. Martin originated from a French Military Officer, Raymond St. Martin de Jorquiboey, that lived in this area in the middle of the century. The descendants of the St. Martin family, for whom the town is called, still are living around this area. For More Information
The land rush of the middle 1920s changed the historical record of St. Martin. A consortium of capitalists from Chicago and New York came to be enamored with the natural environment, warm climate, as well as very convenient railroad service supplied to snow birds who lived in the Midwest. These investors selected an area in eastern St. Martin at the mouth of Old Fort Bayou to create a wintertime resort. It was named Gulf Hills since small tributaries that flowed right into Old Ft Bayou dissected the elevated rolling hillside landscape.
Currently, St. Martin MS realtor is the Second fastest growing town in Jackson County. Over the past ten years, the population has grown by eighteen percent.
St. Martin has a beautiful native environment supplies many chances for leisure and eco-tourism.
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