Mississippi Lighthouses

Lighthouses in Mississippi as identified by the United States Coast Guard and other historical sources.

Only two of those listed remain standing, and neither holds a Coast Guard maintained light, though one is maintained privately. Three were replaced by unmanned lights at the same location.

Focal height and coordinates are taken from the 1907 United States Coast Guard Light List, while location and dates of activation, automation, and deactivation are taken from the United States Coast Guard Historical information site for lighthouses.

Name Image Location Year first lit Current Lens Focal Height
Biloxi Light Biloxi 1848 Unknown 060 60 ft (18 m)
Cat Island Light Cat island 1831 (First)
1871 (Last)
None 045 45 ft (14 m)
East Pascagoula River Light Pascagoula 1854 None 035 35 ft (11 m)
Horn Island Light Pascagoula 1874 (First)
1908 (Last)
None 047 47 ft (14 m)
(Third tower)
Lake Borgne Light Lake Borgne 1889 None 043 43 ft (13 m)
Merrill Shell Bank Light Mississippi Sound 1860 (First)
1883 (Last)
None 042 42 ft (13 m)
Natchez Light N/A Natchez 1828 None 035 35 ft (11 m)
Pass Christian Light Pass Christian 1831 None 042 42 ft (13 m)
Round Island Light Round Island
(later: Pascagoula)
1833 (First)
1859 (Last)
Fourth-order Fresnel
(Replica)
050 50 ft (15 m)
Ship Island Light Ship Island 1853 (First)
1886 (Last)
None 076 76 ft (23 m)
St. Joseph Island Light N/A St. Joseph Island 1861 None Unknown


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