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Welcome to Picayune ...
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 10,955 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) and (769)<5>
Websites for Picayune ...
Official Website: www.picayune.ms.us/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Picayune had an population of 10,955 people. This is an increase of 0.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.99% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Picayune had a population of 10,878 people (which is 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 (with 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.
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.
Adding Picayune to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Picayune 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 Picayune was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Picayune on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Mississippi (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Picayune on our Genealogy Page.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2022