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Information about Petal

The town of Petal is located in the state of Mississippi. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Petal City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.
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Municipality reviews2.8 / 5 for Petal by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

Petal’s Administration

Address of Petal mayorPetalCity hall Petal
P.O. Box 564

Petal MS 39465
United States
town hall phone number+1 601-545-1776
town hall fax number+1 601-545-6685
town hall emailNot available
Petal MS official
Petal town mayorHal Marx

Petal town demography

Name of Petal town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants7 579 population44 / 3 939
Petal town population density445,0 pop/sq mi (171,8 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Petal, MS

How to get a passport in Petal MS ? There are 1 passport offices in Petal, try one of these
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Schools in Petal MS

Elementary schools in Petal

Petal Elementary

District of Petal School District
Low grade : 3, High grade : 4
Students : 651

Petal Primary School

District of Petal School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 2
Students : 1011

Runnelstown Elementary School

District of Perry County School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 8
Students : 291

Middle schools in Petal

Petal Middle School

District of Petal School District
Low grade : 7, High grade : 8
Students : 625

Petal Upper Elementary School

District of Petal School District
Low grade : 5, High grade : 6
Students : 580

High schools in Petal

Petal High School

District of Petal School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1245

Schools near Petal

The top 3 most popular banks in Petal

There are 10 bank branches in Petal.
BancorpSouth Bank is the most popular bank in town with 2, followed by First Southern Bank with 1 and then Hancock Whitney Bank with 1.

Find below all banks in Petal :

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

Petal town code2856800
Petal town postcode39465

Information about Petal

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

Toponymy and translation of Petal town

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

Petal town territory

Petal town area17,03 sq mi (44,11 km²)
Petal town 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 town’s neighbouring towns

Petal neighbouring towns
HattiesburgNeighbouring townsNew Augusta
HattiesburgHattiesburgNew Augusta
Petal neighbouring towns
Hattiesburg 9 kmNew Augusta 25.5 kmPurvis 27.9 km
Ellisville 27.9 kmRichton 28.1 kmSumrall 30 km
Seminary 34 kmBeaumont 35.5 kmLaurel 39.6 km
Lumberton 43.6 kmSoso 44.9 kmCollins 45.9 km
McLain 47.7 km  

Distance between Petal and country’s main cities

New York City : 1720 kmLos Angeles : 2740 kmChicago : 1176 km
Houston : 615 km closestPhiladelphia : 1595 kmPhoenix : 2156 km
San Antonio : 916 kmSan Diego : 2629 kmDallas : 728 km
San Jose : 3052 kmJacksonville : 733 kmIndianapolis : 979 km
San Francisco : 3161 kmAustin : 822 kmColumbus : 1115 km

Hotel offers in Petal

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Nearby hotel : Quality Inn & Suites Hattiesburg
Quality Inn & Suites Hattiesburg
Address : 6511 Highway 49 North, Hattiesburg Distance : 9.5 km : 66 $US / 0 $US - 40
The Quality Inn & Suites hotel is ideally located near the intersection of Interstate 59 and U.S. Highway 49, just one-half mile from Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center.
Nearby hotel : Super 8 Hattiesburg
Super 8 Hattiesburg
Address : 6529 Highway 49 North, Hattiesburg Distance : 9.7 km : 65 $US / 85 $US - 42
Located off Interstate 59 and less than 5 miles from central Hattiesburg, this motel features free Wi-Fi and a continental breakfast. The University of Southern Mississippi is 5 minutes’ drive away.
Nearby hotel : Comfort Inn University Hattiesburg
Comfort Inn University Hattiesburg
Address : 6541 Highway 49, Hattiesburg Distance : 9.7 km : 84 $US / 0 $US - 160
The Comfort Inn University is conveniently located just one mile from the University of Southern Mississippi. William Carey University, Pearl River Community College and Jones County Junior College are also in the area.
Nearby hotel : La Quinta Inn Hattiesburg
La Quinta Inn Hattiesburg
Address : 6563 US Highway 49, Hattiesburg Distance : 9.9 km : 59 $US / 0 $US - 128
Just 5 miles from the University of Southern Mississippi, this Hattiesburg hotel features a seasonal outdoor pool and fitness centre. Free Wi-Fi and a daily breakfast buffet are included.
Nearby hotel : Sleep Inn & Suites Hattiesburg
Sleep Inn & Suites Hattiesburg
Address : 6603 Highway 49 North, Hattiesburg Distance : 10.1 km : 67 $US / 0 $US - 62
The Sleep Inn & Suites hotel is conveniently located near several area attractions and local points of interest.

Leisure and activities in the Petal town’s surrounding area

Hattiesburg Zoo
to Hattiesburg 7.9 km
Golf course
Twin Pines Country ClubUSM's Van Hook Golf Course
to Hattiesburg 11.6 km
Timberton Golf Club
to Hattiesburg 12.5 km
Hattiesburg Country Club
to Hattiesburg 13.6 km
Shadow Ridge
to Hattiesburg 17.4 km
Canebrake Golf Club
to Hattiesburg 22.4 km