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Welcome to Pearl ...
The location of Pearl has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pearl has a population of 26,510 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Pearl.
Pearl is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Pearl lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Pearl: (601) and (769)<5>
Websites for Pearl ...
Official Website: www.cityofpearl.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.rankinchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pearl had an population of 26,510 people. This is an increase of 5.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.71% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pearl had a population of 25,092 people (or 17.72% of the total population of Rankin County). This makes Pearl the county's most populous community.
The population of Pearl represents 0.85% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 25,092 people, the population of Pearl increased 14.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 21,961 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pearl.
Communities Also Named Pearl ...
While we believe that this Pearl is located in Rankin County, we know of another 2 Mississippi communities named Pearl. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hinds and Simpson County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 29 communities that are also named Pearl - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pearl.
Communities near Pearl ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pearl.
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 Pearl. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pearl.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pearl. 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 Pearl.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pearl. See our Newspapers Page for Pearl.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pearl ...
Looking for more information about Pearl? 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, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pearl.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Pearl: www.cityofpearl.com/
The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Mar 2021