Located in St. Tammany Parish, the town of Pearl River is home to approximately 2,472 Louisiana residents. When you consider the land area of 2.49 square miles and the current population, this area has a low population density of 992 people per square mile. Pearl River is in the New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area.
In 1859, Pearl River began as a small railroad community. The community was later incorporated and became known as the Village of Pearl River. In 1964, Pearl River became an official town by order of Governor Newton Crain Blanchard. This rich history is celebrated and protected by residents of Pearl River though the historical museum.
If you’re looking for a charming town that has managed to maintain a close-knit community through the years, Pearl River may be the perfect place to call home. This is the type of town where neighbors meet for coffee and chat about local news and events. People are friendly, and if someone sails into stormy weather, you can rest assured that there will be many helping hands nearby to make things brighter.
With beautiful scenery as the backdrop for the many community events and activities, there is always something happening in Pearl River. Residents enjoy fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, and spending time at the beach. It’s common to see people gathering at the Pearl River Park to enjoy one of the pavilions or spend some time at the water park.
Just a short drive from New Orleans, this town provides a wonderful escape from the busy day-to-day life that so many people live. Imagine sitting on the front porch, enjoying a delicious beverage, and sharing the news of the day with friends and neighbors. If you think that style of life is a thing of the past, all you have to do is visit Pearl River to see that it’s alive and well.
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