Saucier, Mississippi is a community located in Harrison County and is about 18 miles North of the magnificent beach front in Gulfport. Saucier is not incorporated and is a census-designated place or CDP. According to the United States Census Bureau, the population of Saucier was an estimated 1,342 in 2010. Further explanations
The 1st settlers of European descent in this locale that was once heavily forested were Saucier’s. Baptiste Saucier cleared and built a home north west of the present community around 1850.
Sometime during the 1870’s a younger brother of Baptiste, Bernard Saucier constructed a one room building that was used for a school as well as church and town meetings. The building was renamed the Saucier United Methodist Church and continues to provide service to the community to this very day.
In the late 1800’s, Saucier was heavily forested with Mississippi Yellow Pine. With the establishment of the railroad in the last quarter of the 19th century, Saucier became the center of the South Mississippi timber. Between 1904 and 1915, Mississippi ranked 3rd in lumber producing States in the United States behind Washington and Louisiana. During this boom time frame, 40% of all of the lumber produced in Mississippi passed through the town of Saucier.
Saucier is conveniently located and is a one hour drive to New Orleans. And Saucier is a 10-15 short drive to the most beautiful sugar white sand beaches on the whole Mississippi Gulf Coast along with usage of a vast selection of excellent restaurants, outdoor sights, and scenic byways and the excitement of two 24-hour non-stop gambling house resorts in close by Bay St. Louis, one in Gulfport, and eight in Biloxi.
Saucier Mississippi real estate is exquisite and offers rolling hillsides, open fields, ponds and a good amount of spectacular Live Oak trees of which many are more than 100 years old. And, the cost of real estate is among the least expensive along the entire Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Saucier Mississippi real estate - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7-XYV7iZh0
Mississippi Association of Realtors® - http://msrealtors.org/
Harrison County Mississippi Government - http://co.harrison.ms.us/