Pearl River County Economic Development | P.O. Box 0000 | Poplarville, MS 39470
PEARL RIVER COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI

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Pearl River County is located in south Mississippi between Hattiesburg and New Orleans. Providing high elevation with easy accessibility to the Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans, Pearl River County offers an excellent location for warehousing and distribution. Additionally, Stennis Space Center abuts the Picayune Municipal Airport, and over 1,000 County residents work at Stennis. Therefore, the County is well-positioned to expand its aerospace and defense industry development.

  • Total county area:  819 mi2
  • Total land area:  810 mi2
  • Highways:  Interstate 59; U.S. Highway 11; MS Highways 13, 26, 43, 53
  • Commercial Airports:  Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
  • Non-commercial Airport:  Picayune Municipal Airport, Stennis International Airport
  • Railroad:  Norfolk Southern
  • Port Bienville (Bay St. Louis, MS)
  • Port at Gulfport
  • Port of Pascagoula
  • Port of New Orleans

News and Events Aug 18 | PRCC Fall Semester Begins
Both day and night classes resume for the fall semester. read more »

Jun 19 | WDAM:  PRCC gets high ranking for preparing students for four-year schools
http://www.wdam.com/story/25811107/prcc-gets-high-ranking-for-preparing-students-for-four-year-schools read more »

Jun 09 | The Picayune Item: City receives grant for green space
http://picayuneitem.com/2014/06/city-receives-grant-for-green-space/ read more »

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