Rankin County, county in Mississippi, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 155,975 inhabitants. The county was created 195 years ago in 1828. Its county seat is Brandon.
There are 7 city/town in Rankin County, MS. The largest city of Rankin County is Pearl with a population of 26,560. Other cities include, Brandon population 24,396, Flowood population 9,556, Richland population 7,087, Florence population 4,531
Pearl, City in Rankin County, Mississippi
Brandon is the largest city in Rankin County with around 24,000 residents. It serves as a suburb of the state capital Jackson. Brandon provides shopping, dining, and recreation along the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Pearl is a city located along Interstate 20 northeast of Jackson with around 26,000 residents. It is a growing suburban community and is home to the Pearl Municipal Airport. The town hosts the Market Street Festival each year.
Florence is a small town situated along Highway 49 with around 5,000 residents. It has historic buildings downtown and lies near the Ross Barnett Reservoir. The Andrew Jackson Estate is located here.
Pelahatchie is a quiet rural town with around 1,300 residents. It was established along the railroad and has retained its small town charm. The Pelahatchie Bay Park provides outdoor recreation.
Brandon and Pearl serve as suburban population centers, while smaller towns like Florence and Pelahatchie maintain the southern heritage and natural beauty of Rankin County.
Rankin County has grown rapidly in recent decades, but balances suburban expansion with maintaining its small-town heritage and connection to the landscape. Both longtime residents and new transplants find an at-home feel within Rankin County's distinctive blend of city, town, and country living.
List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Rankin County.
|Brandon||City in Mississippi||24,396|
|Florence||Town in Mississippi, US||4,531|
|Flowood||City in Rankin County, Mississippi, United States of America||9,556|
|Pearl||City in Rankin County, Mississippi||26,560|
|Pelahatchie||Town of the United States||1,388|
|Puckett||Human settlement in Rankin County, Mississippi, United States of America||346|
|Richland||City in Rankin County, Mississippi||7,087|