How to reach:
To reach the tidal bench marks from the intersection of Bridge Street and State Highway 77 in Southport, proceed west on Bridge Street for 0.3 km (0.2 mi) to Railroad Avenue, then turn left and proceed south on Railroad Avenue for 0.9 km (0.6 mi) to Fanning Bayou Drive, then turn right and proceed west on Fanning Bayou Drive for 0.3 km (0.2 mi) to Sale Boulevard, then turn right and proceed north on Sale Boulevard for 0.24 km (0.15 mi) to the W.L. Hibbard residence. The bench marks are around the Hibbard residence and the Douglas residence. The tide gage and staff were located on a pier behind the Hibbard residence.