Forrest County Board of Supervisors
Forrest County is located in south central Mississippi approximately 100 miles south of the State Capital, Jackson.
The County is a dynamic, growing center for business, population and learning.
The County is served by interstate 59 (New Orleans to Meridian) and Highway 49 (Gulfport to Jackson) as well as Highway 98 (Mobile to Columbia). Hattiesburg, where the county offices are located, is
therefore known as the Hub City.
There is also an excellent Medical facility: Forrest General Hospital.
The population for Forrest County, Mississippi is 78,158. (Census 2020).
Greater Hattiesburg MSA
Regional Profile – click here
Switchboard: (601) 545-6000