Welcome to Hattiesburg

Welcome to the Official Web site for the City of Hattiesburg, Mississippi. With a population of nearly 50,000 and the fourth largest city in the state, Hattiesburg is centrally located less than 90 minutes from New Orleans and Mobile, the Gulf Coast and Jackson, Mississippi.

For those visiting our Web site, we hope that you will learn why Hattiesburg, the Hub City of the South, is a prospering region for economic development, education, the arts, health care, retirement, as well as a great place to raise a family.

For Hattiesburg regulars and residents, we have added online forms for your convenience and news releases, so you can keep up with the great things that are going on in the City of Hattiesburg.   


In the wake of tragedies, I pray we stand stronger, bolder, & more unified; we do this for the ones who lost their lives.

Hattiesburg Police Department


A Legacy Fund has been created for Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate at The Greater PineBelt Community Foundation.  This is an endowed fund that will help families of fallen Police Officers in the Pine Belt area forever.  Anyone wishing to honor their legacy can write a check to the PineBelt Foundation and in the memo line put “Deen and Tate Fund.”  Please mail checks to 1507 Hardy Street, Suite 208, Hattiesburg, MS  39401. 


Much sympathy,


Theresa Erickson, Executive Director