Petal is a city in Forrest County, Mississippi, United States, along the Leaf River. It is part of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population is 10,617 per the US Census estimates performed in July 2007.
The American Checkers Federation is based in Petal. Tom Walters (safety for the Washington Redskins) is from Petal. University of Alabama football legend, Ray Perkins, attended Petal High School where he was an All-American. Petal is also the home town of Jerry Edwards, Executive Vice President of The Home Depot.
The median income for a household in the city was $29,637, and the median income for a family was $35,343.
WJMG 92.1 FM Hattiesburg, MS Hip Hop
WGDQ 93.1 FM Sumrall, MS Rhythmic Oldies
WXHB 96.5 FM Richton, MS Gospel Music
WFMM 97.3 FM Sumrall, MS Talk
WMXI 98.1 FM Laurel, MS News/Talk
WNSL 100.3 FM Laurel, MS Top-40
WJKX 102.5 FM Ellisville, MS Urban Contemporary
WQID 105.3 FM Hattiesburg, MS Urban Contemporary
WZLD 106.3 FM Petal, MS Hip Hop
WLVZ 107.1 FM Collins, MS Christian Contemporary
WHSY 950 AM Hattiesburg, MS News/Talk
WFOR 1400 AM Hattiesburg, MS Gospel Music
WORV 1580 AM Hattiesburg, MS Gospel Music
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Love Joy Peace Ministries - Category: Hair Salons - 210 Highway 42
Petal, MS 39465 (601) 583-2011
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Desmond The Songwriter, INC. - Category: Music - Uplifting Reggae/Soul Singer/Songwriter - 107 Petal Village Drive, Petal, MS (646) 361-5854 - (visit website)
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