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Pierson, Florida

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Welcome to Pierson ...

The town of Pierson is located in Volusia County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pierson has a population of 1,899 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Pierson.

Pierson is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Pierson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Pierson is within the boundaries of the (386) area code.

The ZIP code for Pierson: 32180<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pierson had an population of 1,899 people. This is an increase of 9.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pierson had a population of 1,736 people. This makes Pierson the county's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,736 people, the population of Pierson decreased 33.13% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,596 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pierson.

Communities Also Named Pierson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Pierson - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Manitoba, Michigan, Texas and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pierson.

Communities near Pierson ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pierson.

  • De Land [Volusia County]
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    • De Land [Volusia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Pierson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,019 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Land<6>
  • Crescent City [Putnam County]
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    • Crescent City [Putnam County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Pierson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,533 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crescent City<6>
  • Pomona Park [Putnam County]
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    • Pomona Park [Putnam County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Pierson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 927 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomona Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomona Park<6>
  • Barberville [Volusia County]
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    • Seville [Volusia County]
    • Volusia [Volusia County]
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      • Volusia [Volusia County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Pierson
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    • Astor [Lake County]
    • De Leon Springs [Volusia County]
    • Crescent City Station [Putnam County]
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      • Crescent City Station [Putnam County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Pierson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crescent City Station have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Glenwood [Volusia County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pierson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pierson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pierson. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pierson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pierson. See our Newspapers Page for Pierson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pierson ...

Looking for more information about Pierson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pierson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pierson.

Adding Pierson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pierson in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Pierson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pierson on our Genealogy Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Volusia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pierson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pierson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Pierson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pierson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pierson) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pierson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PiersonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pierson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.2395, Longitude: -81.4656    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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