Pearsall is a city in and the county seat of Frio County, Texas, United States. The population was 9,146 at the 2010 census.
Location of Pearsall, Texas
|Coordinates: 28°53′29″N 99°5′42″W|
Pearsall is located at (28.891458, -99.094873).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city had a total area of 4.2 square miles (11 km2), of which, 4.2 square miles (11 km2) of it was land and 0.24% is water.
In 2003, Pearsall annexed the West Pearsall CDP, increasing the population of the town by about 350 people. This increased the area of the city by 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all land.
Northwest of Pearsall is the ghost town of "Frio Town", the site of a 1958 episode, "Friotown" of the ABC/Warner Brothers western television series, Texas John Slaughter, with Tom Tryon in the title role. Prior to 1886, the community was known as "Frio City".
Pearsall Independent School District has 4 schools - Ted Flores Elementary, Pearsall Intermediate, Pearsall Junior High, and Pearsall High School.