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

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Zoning and Ordinance

The City of Poplarville is a place where existing business is part of our very fabric, making us who we are today. New businesses alike can find us as a place to thrive and prosper. All businesses can take advantage of our premier location in South Mississippi. We are a Southern city "45 Minutes from Everywhere"... Mississippi Gulf Coast and New Orleans, LA, Ports, New Orleans Ports and Gulfport & New Orleans International Airports.​

Poplarville City Hall.jpg Poplarville City Hall

Pearl River County Courthouse 3.jpg Pearl River County Courthouse


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.