Pearson is an unincorporated community in the Town of Ainsworth, Langlade County, Wisconsin, United States. Pearson is 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Pickerel and 17 miles (27 km) north-northeast of Antigo, the county seat of Langlade County. The community is situated on Pickerel Creek near its confluence with the Wolf River. County Highway T runs through Pearson; the closest state highway to the community is Wisconsin State Highway 55 in Pickerel. Pearson had a post office, which closed on May 4, 1996; ZIP code 54462 still serves the community. The Northeast Illinois Council of the Boy Scouts of America runs a summer camp, Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Scout Reservation, in Pearson.