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Pearl River County, Mississippi
Map of Mississippi highlighting Pearl River County
Location in the state of Mississippi
Map of the USA highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location in the U.S.
Founded 1890
Seat Poplarville
Largest City Picayune
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

819 sq mi (2,121 km²)
811 sq mi (2,100 km²)
8.0 sq mi (21 km²), 1.0
 -  Density

Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Named for: Pearl River

Pearl River County is a county in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 55,834 people lived there. Its county seat is Poplarville. It used to be called Hancock County.

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