Below is a town-by-town summary of damage done by Hurricane Katrina along the Mississippi gulf coast and northward.
- U.S. 90 buried under inches -- or feet -- of sand.
- Communications down.
- Transportation systems demolished.
- Medical services crippled.
- High-water marks set by Camille shattered.
Bay St. Louis:
- Whole neighborhoods washed away.
- Highway and railroad bridges to Biloxi demolished.
- Legacy Towers condos survive.
- Ryans, Red Lobster, Olive Garden washed away along U.S. 90.
- Lighthouse still standing.
- Biloxi-Ocean Springs Bridge gone.
- Bottom floor of the library and the home of Jefferson Davis home, Beauvoir, destroyed.
- Sharkshead Souvenir City gone.
- Edgewater Village strip shopping center gutted.
- Also gone: the steeple of historic Hansboro Presbyterian Church; Waters Edge II apartments; Diamondhead Yacht Club, the old neon McDonald's sign on Pass Road.
- Massive damage in east end of city.
- Almost total devastation primarily south of the railroad tracks near Lee Street, Point Cadet and Casino Row.
- Beau Rivage still stands.
- Hard Rock Casino, originally scheduled to open this week, suffered 50 percent damages.
- At least five casinos out of commission.
- St. Thomas the Apostlic Catholic Church, which sits on U.S. 90, is gone.
- New addition to Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church of D'Iberville destroyed, damage to sanctuary.
- Structural damage to D'Iberville High School.
- Hundreds of homes destroyed.
- Gulf Coast Medical Center lost power and evacuated patients to Alabama hospitals.
- Mississippi State Port lost its lifting facilities and cranes.
- Historical Grass Lawn building destroyed.
- Fun Time USA left with only bumper boats, pool and go-cart track.
- Numerous businesses and homes on Pass Road damaged or destroyed.
- Dozens of homes missing on Beach Boulevard.
- Fire chief estimates 75 percent of buildings have major roof damage, "if they have a roof left at all."
- The storm surge crossed the CSX railroad tracks.
- Heavy damage to Memorial Hospital.
- First floor of the Armed Forces Retirement Home flooded.
- 3 of 4 walls have collapsed at Harrison Central 9th Grade School in North Gulfport.
- At least three firehouses with significant damage.
- Emergency Operations Center swamped.
- Back of the county courthouse gave way.
- Old courthouse building destroyed. Damage to virtually all shelters.
- Lyman Elementary lost two buildings.
- Woolmarket Elementary lost its roof.
- West Wortham Elementary has significant roof damage.
- A number of businesses and homes damaged in the area.
- U.S. 49 and Highway 11 shut down.
- Wind speeds of 95 mph.
- Ocean Springs Hospital remained open for emergency treatment.
- Roof peeled off Emergency Operations Center.
- Most buildings within 200 yards of U.S. 90 disappeared.
- Stately homes and apartment complexes that lined the shore are gone.
- First Baptist Church is leveled.
- Floodwater surrounded two hotels full of guests.
- Much of downtown destroyed.
- 20 feet of water flooded most of the city.
- Six blocks of Market Street destroyed.
- Jackson County Emergency Management Agency had to relocate to the courthouse after the roof came off their building downtown.
- Roof came off the gym at St. Martin High School.
- Reports of flooding in the Chipley area.
- Bridge to Bay St. Louis destroyed, along with several other bridges.
- Harbor and beachfront community gone.
- In eastern part of city, water rose to more than 20 feet above ground level.
- Flooding on Beatline Road at the 90-degree turn.
- House in the middle of the road on Second Street.