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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>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Poplarville has a population of 2,899 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

Telephone area codes for Poplarville: (601) and (769)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Poplarville had an population of 2,899 people. This is an increase of 0.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.46% 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.

Adding Poplarville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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.

In addition, we also found mention of Poplarville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Poplarville on our Genealogy Page.

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.

Communities near Poplarville ...

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

  • Bogalusa [Washington Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogalusa
    • Bogalusa [Washington Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Poplarville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,504 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bogalusa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bogalusa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bogalusa<7>
  • Lumberton [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberton
    • Lumberton [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Poplarville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,218 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lumberton<7>
  • Varnado [Washington Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varnado
    • Varnado [Washington Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Poplarville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Varnado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Varnado
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Varnado<7>
  • Angie [Washington Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angie
    • Angie [Washington Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Poplarville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 249 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angie<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Grove
      • Juniper Grove [Pearl River County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Poplarville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper Grove
    • Smith Town [Stone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith Town
      • Smith Town [Stone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Poplarville
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith Town
    • Wells Town [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wells Town
      • Wells Town [Lamar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Poplarville
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wells Town
    • Necaise [Hancock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Necaise
      • Necaise [Hancock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Poplarville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Necaise
    • Carnes [Forrest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnes
      • Carnes [Forrest County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Poplarville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carnes
    • Pinebur [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebur
      • Pinebur [Marion County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Poplarville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebur

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pearl River County

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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.

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 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>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- 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 for our own planning, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Poplarville 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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