About Pearlington, Mississippi
Pearlington is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hancock County, Mississippi, on U.S. Route 90, along the Pearl River, at the Louisiana state line. It is part of the Gulfport?Biloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,684 at the 2000 census. On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall just south of Pearlington.