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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, (retired), Syko Shane Coats, an American professional wrestler and rap artist, and "The Illustrious" Charles West who is also a professional wrestler.
||Population (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Land||2.0
||Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)|
||Square Miles of Water||$78,200
||Average House Value (as of 2000)|
||Average House Income (as of 2000)|
||Number of Businesses (as of 2003)||$10,322,000
||Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)|
||Number of Employees (as of 2003)||$42,364,000
||Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)|
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