Area Info

Poplarville, MS
Poplarville is a city in Pearl River County.
It is the county seat. The community is in the Central Standard time zone.
The latitude of Poplarville is 30.84N. The longitude is -89.534W.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,664.
Population density in Poplarville at the time of the 2000 census was 676 people per square mile. Median household income was $26,417.
Pearl River County, MS
Pearl River County is one of 82 counties in Mississippi. The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 48,621.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Pearl River County was $19,002. This was an increase of 19.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 61% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
Restaurant Name Location (Poplarville) Notes
Scooters Main Street Po-Boys
Burger King 105 Highway 26 West Fast Food
Catfish Cottage Highway 26 East Catfish, Open Thurs – Sat. Nights
Chinese Inn 1622 South Main Street Chinese & Buffet
El Mariachi Loco 1249 South Main Street Mexican
Hardee’s 1016 South Main Street Fast Food
O’Neal’s Restaurant 1403 South Main Street Sandwichs
Pizza Hut 1249-A South Main Street Pizza and Pasta
Way Out West 1114 South Main Street Tex Mex
Sonic Drive Inn 1110 South Main Street Fast Food
Subway Sandwich 1249 South Main Street Sandwich and Salads
Ward’s 104 North Main Street Fast Food
McDonalds 4680 Mississippi 53 Fast Food
Lodging Name Location Contact Information
Jerine’s Guest Cottage 512 S Main St
Poplarville, MS 39470
Phone: 601-795-4546Fax: 601-795-4941
Blueberry Inn 608 S. Julia Street
Poplarville, MS 39470
601-795-9400blueberryinn @
Swallow Fork Lake Oak Hill – Fords Creek Rd.P.O. Box 14Poplarville, MS 39470 601-795-8396
Nanny’s Nest 102 Howard Ct.
Poplarville, MS 39470
Phone: 601-795-4032 or601-928-8013
The Retreat Cabins Poplarville, MS 39470 Phone: 877-213-1799Web:
King Arrow Ranch Inn Hillsdale Rd
Lumberton, MS 39455
(601) 796-3423
Travel in Comfort 41 Native Dancer
Carriere, MS 39426
(601) 798-1593
Comfort Inn 550 S Lofton
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 799-2833
Heritage Inn 1120 Memorial Blvd
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-8874
Budget Host Majestic Inn 999 Cooper Rd
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-3859
Picayune Motel 2001 Highway 11 N
Picayune, MS 39466
(601) 798-7507
Restaurants and Lodging is subject to change.
They are just a list of what is in the area and not a recommendation
History*Theodore G. Bilbo, US senator, was born near Poplarville in 1877.
* Larkin I. Smith was born in Poplarville in June 1944.
*On September 5, 2005, Poplarville played host to a visit by George W. Bush, Laura Bush, and Governor Haley Barbour. The politicians visited Pearl River Community College in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
*On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina inflicted heavy damage on the small town. The storm’s most powerful unofficially recorded gust of wind was reported at Pearl River Community College, at 135 MPH.
*On September 2, 2005, the 1st Battalion, 134th Field Artillery (Ohio Army National Guard) arrived at the National Guard armory in Poplarville to assist the community and Pearl River County in recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Initial efforts were the security of banks, pharmacies and gas stations as well as initial responses to rural emergencies. The unit stayed for three weeks ultimately checking on every family and structure in the county.
*On December 21, 2006, an early morning fire destroyed 3 downtown buildings.