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City of Poplarville, Mississippi
200 Highway 26 East
Poplarville, MS 39470
601.795.8161 Phone
601.795.0141 Fax

BLUEBERRY CAPITAL OF MISSISSIPPI



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Welcome to Poplarville, MS


p1.pngPoplarville, home of the annual Blueberry Jubilee, prides itself on being a city of hospitality. The people of Poplarville are its greatest asset as they work together to build a strong community, which will help give every person a springboard to success. Poplarville is a family-oriented community offering an excellent place to raise your family in an atmosphere that encourages a wholesome lifestyle.​​​​​​


CITY IMPROVEMENTS ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Poplarville City Park & Poplarville Library improvements are to comply with the American's with Disabilities Act.  There will be new designated parking spaces for those with disabilities.  ADA compliant ramps and access to and from the library as well as a new front entrance into the building are being constructed.  City park will also gain ADA designated parking spaces.  New sidewalks to restrooms and existing playground areas with repairs to damaged walk areas.  In addition, a new ADA recognized playground with new features will be installed for all children to enjoy.  During the same time, but in a separate project, there will be installation of 24/7 security surveillance cameras.  We anticipate the project to take place, off and on, through the end of the year resulting in short notices of opening and closing of the park as phases are started and finished.

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Poplarville Mississippi: Established in 1884 – derived from an early landowner named “Poplar” Jim Smith. - “Poplar” Jim was so named for a stand of Poplar trees on his homestead property in the county. Since the land was owned by Mr. “Poplar” Jim Smith, the county seat was named Poplarville. Poplar, any of several species of trees belonging to the genus Populus of the willow family (Salicaceae). The name Populus refers to the fact that the trees were often planted around public meeting places in Roman times.

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