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The location of Poplarville

Welcome to Poplarville ...

The city of Poplarville is located in Pearl River County and is the County Seat for Pearl River County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Poplarville has a population of 2,938 people<2> (see below for details).

Poplarville is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Poplarville: (601) & (769)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Poplarville had a population of 2,894 people (or 5.18% of the total population of Pearl River County). This makes Poplarville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Poplarville represents 0.1% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,894 people, the population of Poplarville increased 11.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,601 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Poplarville had an population of 2,938 people. This is an increase of 1.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.96% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Poplarville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bogalusa   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the West (W) of Poplarville

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

Lumberton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Poplarville

Located in Lamar County

Varnado   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Poplarville

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

Angie   [Map]

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

Located in Washington Parish (LA)

Smith Town   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Poplarville

Located in Stone County

Wells Town   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Poplarville

Located in Lamar County

Carnes   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Poplarville

Located in Forrest County

Pinebur   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Poplarville

Located in Marion County

Purvis   [Map]

Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North (N) of Poplarville

Located in Lamar County

Picayune   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the South (S) of Poplarville

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Poplarville.

Communities Also Named Poplarville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Poplarville - they are located in Kentucky and Manitoba.

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

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 Poplarville. 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 Poplarville. 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 Poplarville. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poplarville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Poplarville.

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

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<4>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Poplarville) 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 Poplarville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Poplarville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poplarville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8396, Longitude: -89.5348     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Poplarville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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