Other cities in the 228 area code include: Moss Point, Bay Saint Louis, Diamondhead, Waveland, Vancleave, Pass Christian, and Pearlington.
Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital, Jackson. It is the larger of the two principal cities of the Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is included in the Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, Mississippi Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the city of Gulfport had a total population of 67,793. Gulfport is co- county seat with Biloxi of Harrison County, Mississippi. Gulfport is also home to the US Navy Atlantic Fleet Seabees.
Biloxi, officially the City of Biloxi, is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi. The 2010 United States Census recorded the population as 44,054. Along with the adjoining city of Gulfport, Biloxi is a county seat of Harrison County.The city is part of the Gulfport-Biloxi metropolitan area and the Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, Mississippi Combined Statistical Area. Pre- Katrina, Biloxi was the third largest city in Mississippi behind Jackson and Gulfport. Post- Katrina, the population of Biloxi decreased, and it became the fifth largest city in the state, being surpassed by Hattiesburg and Southaven. The beachfront of Biloxi lies directly on the Mississippi Sound, with barrier islands scattered off the coast and into the Gulf of Mexico. Keesler Air Force Base lies within the city and is home to the 81st Training Wing and the 403d Wing of the U.S. Air Force Reserve.
D'Iberville / d iː ˈ aɪ b ər v ɪ l / is a city in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States, immediately north of Biloxi, across the Back Bay. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 9,486. It is part of the Gulfport –Biloxi Metropolitan Statistical Area.It is named after Canadian explorer Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, who arrived at the area in 1699. Almost 300 years later, D'Iberville officially became a city in 1988. D'Iberville was one of the Gulf Coast cities hit and extensively damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. As a result of an initiative by the Congress for the New Urbanism under the sponsorship of Governor Haley Barbour and the State of Mississippi, the City of D'Iberville received town design consulting services from some of the most prestigious urban designers in the country. Since then, the City of D’Iberville has been working with Jaime Correa and Associates on the implementation of its master plan, on a full-fledged New Urbanism SmartCode for its downtown area, and on the implementation of mixed-use neighborhoods and main street.
The 228 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in Central Daylight Time is 1:23 AM on Apr 19, 2021.