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About Pearl, Mississippi

Coordinates: 32°16?19?N 90°06?19?W? / ?32.27194°N 90.10528°W? / 32.27194; -90.10528Coordinates: 32°16?19?N 90°06?19?W? / ?32.27194°N 90.10528°W? / 32.27194; -90.10528Terry Ishee (R) - Dist. 1Michael Sartor (R) - Dist. 2Jerry Grant (R) - Dist. 3Tommie Hill (R) - Dist. 4Todd Jenkins (D) - Dist. 5Gavin Gill (R) - Dist. 622.0 sq mi (57 km2)21.8 sq mi (56.5 km2)0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)Elevation 276 ft (84.1 m) ? Density 1,088/sq mi (420.1/km2)Zip Code(s); U.S. P.O. boxeshttp://www.cityofpearl.comPearl is a city in Rankin County, Mississippi. The population was 21,961 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.Today, Pearl is a growing community across the Pearl River, for which the city was named, from Jackson. It is Mississippi's 13th largest city and the largest city in Rankin County.Pearl is a rarity in Mississippi cities in that it does not have a downtown square. Over the years the city has developed the old Pearl High School into a city administration building that houses city hall, Pearl Police Department, public works departments and city courts. A large auditorium-style community center was built next door.

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  • Population Total: 23,986
  • Square Miles: 21.8
  • Area Code: 601 ; 769
  • Elevation: 276
  • Postal Codes: 39208
  • Timezone: Central (North America)
  • Website: http://www.cityofpearl.com