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Pearl River, Louisiana

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The location of Pearl River

Welcome to Pearl River ...

The town of Pearl River is located in Saint Tammany Parish.

The location of Pearl River has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Pearl River: Pearl Riv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pearl River has a population of 2,606 people<2> (see below for details).

Pearl River is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Pearl River lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Pearl River: (985)

The ZIP code for Pearl River: 70452<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pearl River had a population of 2,506 people. This makes Pearl River the parish's 4th most populous community.

The population of Pearl River represents 0.06% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,506 people, the population of Pearl River increased 36.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,839 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pearl River had an population of 2,606 people. This is an increase of 3.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.71% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pearl River.

Communities near Pearl River ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Slidell   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the South (S) of Pearl River

Picayune   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Pearl River

Located in Pearl River County (MS)

Abita Springs   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Pearl River

Browns Village   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Pearl River

Bon Village   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Pearl River

Lake Village   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Pearl River

Tanglewood Village   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Pearl River

Huntwyck Village   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Pearl River

Gainesville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Pearl River

Located in Hancock County (MS)

Lake Shore Village   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Pearl River

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Pearl River.

Communities Also Named Pearl River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Pearl River - they are located in Mississippi (2) and New York.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Pearl River. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pearl River. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pearl River.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pearl River:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pearl River ...

Looking for more information about Pearl River? 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 Pearl River, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pearl River.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Saint Tammany Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pearl River. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Saint Tammany Parish:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pearl River.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pearl River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Pearl River). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pearl River or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pearl River) 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 Pearl River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pearl River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pearl River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3710, Longitude: -89.7497     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pearl River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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