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Information on Petal, Forrest County

The City of Petal is located in the state of Mississippi, in Forrest County. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the City hall of Petal at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the Town hall government by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Petal City HALL, Forrest County

Petal City hall's addressPetal Petal Municipal Building
P.O. Box 564

Petal MS 39465
United States
Phone number of Petal City hall+1 601-545-1776
Petal, MS emailNot available
Petal official
Mayor of PetalHal Marx
Forrest County: Vital Records Petal vital records
Birth Certificate Order your Mississippi birth certificate online

Demographics of Petal

Name of Petal inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population7 579 inhabitants44 / 3 488
Population density in Petal445,0 pop/sq mi (171,8 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Petal, MS

Where to apply for a passport in Petal, MS? There are 1 passport offices in Petal, try one of these:
Name Street Phone number

Top 3 most popular banks in Petal

There are 10 bank branches in Petal.
BancorpSouth Bank is the most popular bank in Petal with 2 branch offices, followed by Pike National Bank with 1 branch offices and then Hancock Whitney Bank with 1 branch offices.

Find below all bank branches in Petal:

Bank's name Number of branch offices Service Type
BancorpSouth Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Pike National Bank1Limited Service Consumer Credit Office
Hancock Whitney Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First Southern Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
PriorityOne Bank1Limited Service Loan Production Office
Magnolia State Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Grand Bank for Savings, FSB1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Trustmark National Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Regions Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
More info about banks in Petal

Petal administrative numbers

Petal City code2856800
Petal City postcode39465

Information on Petal, Forrest County

Cities twinned with PetalCurrently, the town Petal isn’t twinned
Natural parksPetal isn't part of a natural park

Toponymy and translation of Petal

Persian: پیتلJapanese: ペタルKazakh: Петал
Korean: 페탈Russian: ПеталChinese: 佩特尔

Transportation modes in Petal

Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport 5.8 miles
Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional Airport 10.2 miles
Stellar Airpark 12.3 miles

Petal territory

Petal area17,03 sq mi (44,11 km²)
Petal altitude210 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 31.348
Longitude: -89.2362
Latitude: 31° 20' 53'' North
Longitude: 89° 14' 10'' West
Time zone
UTC -6:00 (America/Chicago)
Summer time : UTC -5:00
Winter time : UTC -6:00
Local time

Petal neighbouring towns and cities

Petal neighbouring municipalities
HattiesburgNeighbouring townsNew Augusta
HattiesburgHattiesburgNew Augusta
Petal neighbouring municipalities
Hattiesburg 5.6 milesNew Augusta 15.8 milesPurvis 17.4 miles
Ellisville 17.4 milesRichton 17.5 milesSumrall 18.7 miles
Seminary 21.1 milesBeaumont 22.1 milesLaurel 24.6 miles
Lumberton 27.1 milesSoso 27.9 milesCollins 28.5 miles
McLain 29.7 miles  

Distance between Petal and other main cities and towns

Los Angeles : 1703 milesHouston : 382 miles closestPhiladelphia : 992 miles
Phoenix : 1340 milesSan Antonio : 569 milesSan Diego : 1634 miles
Dallas : 453 milesSan Jose : 1897 milesJacksonville : 455 miles
Indianapolis : 608 milesSan Francisco : 1965 milesAustin : 511 miles
Columbus : 693 milesFort Worth : 486 milesCharlotte : 554 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Schools in Petal, MS

Elementary schools in Petal

Petal Elementary

District of Petal School District
Lowest grade : 3, Highest grade : 4
Students : 651

Petal Primary School

District of Petal School District
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 2
Students : 1011

Runnelstown Elementary School

District of Perry County School District
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 8
Students : 291

Middle schools in Petal

Petal Middle School

District of Petal School District
Lowest grade : 7, Highest grade : 8
Students : 625

Petal Upper Elementary School

District of Petal School District
Lowest grade : 5, Highest grade : 6
Students : 580

High schools in Petal

Petal High School

District of Petal School District
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 1245

Schools near Petal

Leisure and activities in Petal surrounding area

Hattiesburg Zoo
to Hattiesburg 4.9 miles
Golf course
Twin Pines Country ClubUSM's Van Hook Golf Course
to Hattiesburg 7.2 miles
Timberton Golf Club
to Hattiesburg 7.8 miles
Hattiesburg Country Club
to Hattiesburg 8.4 miles
Shadow Ridge
to Hattiesburg 10.8 miles
Canebrake Golf Club
to Hattiesburg 13.9 miles