Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. state of Mississippi, primarily in Forrest County (where it is the county seat) and extending west into Lamar County. The city population was 45,989 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 45,863 in 2019. It is the principal city of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Metropolitan Statistical Area, … » Learn More about The City of Hattiesburg
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The Hattiesburg Area is actually the City of Hattiesburg, West Hattiesburg aka Oak Grove, and the cities of Purvis, Sumrall, and Petal along with a wide variety of small communities in Forrest and Lamar County.
Forrest County is located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 74,934. Its county seat and largest city is Hattiesburg. The county was created from Perry County in 1908 and named in honor of Nathan Bedford Forrest. Forrest County is part of the Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan Statistical Area. … » Learn More about Forrest County
Lamar County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,658. Its county seat is Purvis. Named for Confederate Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, the county was carved out of Marion County to the west in 1904. Lamar County is part of the Hattiesburg, MS Metropolitan … » Learn More about Lamar County