Pass Christian topographic map

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About this map

Name: Pass Christian topographic map, elevation, terrain.

Location: Pass Christian, Harrison County, Mississippi, 39579, United States of America (30.28425 -89.28735 30.34334 -89.18690)

Average elevation: 2 m

Minimum elevation: -3 m

Maximum elevation: 14 m

On August 29, 2005, Pass Christian was almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Of the approximately 8,000 homes in Pass Christian, all but 500 were damaged or destroyed. In spite of the fact that the beachfront Scenic Drive follows the crest of a small bluff, affording it some elevation, most of the historic mansions along the road were severely damaged, and many were completely destroyed, including the superbly restored Greek Revival mansion "Union Quarters" described in the National Register of Historic Places as having been built in 1855. A cast iron fence fronted the property enclosing a Magnolia Historical Marker which was dedicated in 1960. It read, "Union officers were temporarily quartered here during the invasion of Pass Christian."