Nicknamed “The Pass,” Pass Christian is one of the most darling small towns in the state. Located between Bay St. Louis and Gulfport, The entire community has a relaxed, coastal vibe mixed with classic Southern charm.
If you have visions of a traditional, wrap-around porch right on the water, it can soon become a reality. It’s common to see front or back porches on homes in Pass Christian, with plenty of green space and oak trees giving a quintessential Southern feel. You’ll find a string of beautiful homes along historic scenic drive where sprawling old Southern estates dot the shoreline. There are also one and two story single-family stucco, or wood-framed homes inland situated on generous lots that have front or back porches. An added bonus? Pass Christian is home to some of Mississippi’s best schools – Pass Christian High School has been recognized as a Blue Ribbon School.
One of true success stories post Hurricane Katrina, Pass Christian has built itself back up and is more lively than ever! The downtown area is home to a multitude of shops where locals and visitors alike peruse local art and restaurants where you’ll find the freshest catch of the day. There is always something going on with festivals, art showings and the ever popular “Cruising the Coast” event where thousands of classic cars parade down shore-lined highway.
If you’re looking to live near the Gulf Coast in a community with a small-town vibe and plenty to explore, look no further than Pass Christian!