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Pearl, not to be confused with Pearl City, is Rankin County’s largest city. Located in the westen part of the county, adjacent to Hinds County and Jackson, the capital of the state, Pearl has experienced phenomenal growth. Its population in 1970 was 9,623. By 1980 it was 18,580, almost double the 1970 figure.