Picayune, Mississippi - Wikipedia

Picayune (/ p ɪ k ə ˈ j uː n / pik-ə-YOON) is the largest city in Pearl River County, Mississippi, United States.The population was 10,878 at the 2010 census.Picayune was added to the New Orleans metropolitan area in 2014. The city is located approximately 45 miles (72 km) from New Orleans, Hattiesburg and Gulfport-Biloxi.The Stennis Space Center is 10 miles (16 km) away.

Hattiesburg, Mississippi - Wikipedia

Hattiesburg is a city in the U.S. state of Mississippi, primarily in Forrest County (where it is the county seat) and extending west into Lamar County.The city population was 45,989 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 46,805 in 2015. It is the principal city of the Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses Forrest, Lamar and Perry counties.