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Welcome to Picayune ...

The city of Picayune is located in Pearl River County<1>.

The location of Picayune has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Picayune has a population of 10,904 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Picayune is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Picayune: (601) & (769)<5>

Websites for Picayune ...

Official Website: www.picayune.ms.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Picayune had an population of 10,904 people. This is an increase of 0.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Picayune had a population of 10,878 people (or 19.48% of the total population of Pearl River County). This makes Picayune the county's most populous community.

The population of Picayune represents 0.37% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,878 people, the population of Picayune increased 3.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 10,535 people).

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

Communities Also Named Picayune ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Picayune - it's located in Arkansas.

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

Communities near Picayune ...

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

  • Slidell [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slidell
    • Slidell [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Picayune
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,633 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slidell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slidell<7>
  • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearl River
    • Pearl River [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Picayune
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,610 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearl River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl River<7>
  • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun
    • Sun [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Picayune
    • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sun<7>
  • Hickory [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory
    • Hickory [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Picayune
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Talisheek [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talisheek
      • Talisheek [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Picayune
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Talisheek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talisheek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talisheek<7>
    • Gainesville [Hancock County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
      • Gainesville [Hancock County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Picayune
    • Bush [Saint Tammany Parish]
    • Northwood Village [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northwood Village
      • Northwood Village [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Picayune
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwood Village
    • Browns Village [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Browns Village
      • Browns Village [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Picayune
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Browns Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns Village
    • Lake Village [Saint Tammany Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Village
      • Lake Village [Saint Tammany Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Picayune
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Village

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 Picayune. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Picayune.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Picayune. 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 Picayune.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Picayune. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Picayune.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Picayune ...

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

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About Pearl River County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Picayune: www.picayune.ms.us/

The official website for Pearl River County: www.pearlrivercounty.net/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Pearl River, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Picayune.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Picayune - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Picayune) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Picayune. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Picayune

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Picayune. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5279, Longitude: -89.6777       In this case, the coordinates for Picayune have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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