Hattiesburg, Mississippi, a city in Forrest and Lamar counties. It is the seat of Forrest County. The city is on the Leaf River, about 100 miles (160 km) northeast of New Orleans, Louisiana. It produces foods, wood products, and fabricated metal products. The University of Southern Mississippi and William Carey College are here. Hattiesburg was founded in 1881.

Population: 44,779.