Bay Springs is a city in Jasper County, Mississippi. It is located at the intersection of the state highways 15 and 18. Its population at the 2000 census was 2,097. It was incorporated in the early twentieth century.
The city had a thriving cotton plant in the nineteenth century. During present times, a number of people lost their jobs when the Sunbeam plant closed, as a result of Albert J. Dunlap's downsizing of the company.
According to the 2000 census, the population was 50.02% White, 49.64% African American, with the remainder being people of other races.