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Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport

Industrial complex
Home base for the Atlantic Fleet Seabees
4902 Marvin Shields Blvd, Gulfport, MS 39501

In Gulfport, the summers are long, hot, and oppressive; the winters are cold; and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 44°F to 90°F and is rarely below 31°F or above 94°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Gulfport for warm-weather activities are from early April to mid May and from late September to late October.
Gulfport, MS
Cost of Living


Compared to other cities in Mississippi and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Gulfport, MS is 89, which is 8% higher than the Mississippi average and 11% lower than that for the entire country.


Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. The cost of retail goods and services in Gulfport, MS are 10% higher than the average for Mississippi and 2% lower than the rest of the country.

Getting to Know the Area
Gulfport is a Mississippi city on the Gulf of Mexico. It’s known for its long beach on the Mississippi Sound. South, the waters around Ship Island are home to seals and bottlenose dolphins. Jones Park has a waterfront promenade and marina. The Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum features miniature train exhibits. The Lynn Meadows Discovery Center offers interactive science displays and an indoor playground.


Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.  

Jones Park, Gulfport, MS