Place:Pearlington, Hancock, Mississippi, United States


Alt namesLittle Jerusalemsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS28012498
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates30.25°N 89.605°W
Located inHancock, Mississippi, United States
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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 GulfportBiloxi, 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.

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