Pearson is a city in Atkinson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 1,805 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Atkinson County.
Pearson is located at 31°17′54″N 82°51′10″W / 31.29833°N 82.85278°W / 31.29833; -82.85278 (31.298368, -82.852827).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km²), all of it land.