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Welcome to Poplarville ...

The city of Poplarville is located in Pearl River County<1> 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).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Poplarville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1879.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Poplarville has a population of 2,895 people<3> (see below for details).

Poplarville is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Poplarville: (601) & (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Poplarville had an population of 2,895 people (or an increase of 11.3% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (with a count of 2,601 people).

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

Communities Also Named Poplarville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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.

Communities near Poplarville ...

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

  • Bogalusa
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bogalusa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bogalusa is located in Washington Parish (LA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,412 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogalusa
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Bogalusa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bogalusa <6>
  • Lumberton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lumberton is located in Lamar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,242 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberton
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton <6>
  • Varnado
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Varnado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Varnado is located in Washington Parish (LA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 332 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varnado
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Varnado
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Varnado <6>
  • Angie
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Angie is located in Washington Parish (LA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angie
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Angie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angie <6>
  • Juniper Grove
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Juniper Grove is located in Pearl River County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Grove
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Juniper Grove
  • Smith Town
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Smith Town is located in Stone County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Town
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Smith Town
  • Wells Town
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wells Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Wells Town is located in Lamar County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells Town
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Wells Town
  • Necaise
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Necaise is located in Hancock County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Necaise
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Necaise
  • Carnes
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Carnes is located in Forrest County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnes
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Carnes
  • Lees Creek
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)
    • Lees Creek is located in Washington Parish (LA)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lees Creek
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lees Creek

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Poplarville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Poplarville. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Poplarville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Poplarville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Poplarville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Poplarville post office opened in 1879.

We also found Poplarville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Poplarville.

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

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 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 Poplarville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Poplarville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/




 

 

 

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