Greenwood Itawamba County, Mississippi

Greenwood: County seat of Leflore County, Mississippi, United States

Greenwood locator map
Location of Greenwood on Mississippi map.

About

Greenwood is a city located in the county of Itawamba in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,205 and a population density of 463 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,457 inhabitants.

The city was created 191 years ago in 1829.

Front Street buildings along the Yazoo River image
Front Street buildings along the Yazoo River
Front Street buildings along the Yazoo River image

Geography

Greenwood is located at 34°13'4"N 88°30'36"W (34.2178800, -88.5100500).

Greenwood map

Greenwood Quick Facts

Population : 13,457 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Itawamba County
Different from : Greenville
Phone Area Codes : 662
Area : 32.87 km2
Altitude : 131 feet / 40 meters
Capital city : Greenwood is capital of Leflore County
Establishment : January 01, 1830 (191 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 04:57:33 (25th October 2021)
Postal code : 38930
Density : 409 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.99% (2010-2020)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Greenwood decreased by 12.99% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,205 - census
2011 15,986 4.89% estimation process
2012 14,987 -6.67% estimation process
2013 14,921 -0.44% estimation process
2014 14,785 -0.92% estimation process
2015 14,545 -1.65% estimation process
2016 14,293 -1.76% estimation process
2017 14,003 -2.07% estimation process
2018 13,766 -1.72% estimation process
2019 13,561 -1.51% estimation process
2020 13,457 -0.77% estimation process

Greenwood zip code is 38930. County name: Leflore, County fips: 28083

People born in Greenwood (64)

People born in Greenwood, including athletics competitor Valerie Brisco-Hooks, writer Donna Tartt, recording artist; soul singer and pianist Betty Everett, you can see a list of people who born in Greenwood.

  • Sam Jacobs (Catholic bishop) he was born in 04/03/1938
  • Mulgrew Miller (American pianist) he was born in 13/08/1955
  • Guitar Slim (American blues musician) he was born in 10/12/1926
  • Hubert Sumlin (American Chicago blues and electric blues guitarist and singer) he was born in 16/11/1931
  • Alphonso Ford (American basketball player (1971-2004)) he was born in 31/10/1971
  • Nick Weatherspoon (American basketball player) he was born in 20/07/1950
  • Furry Lewis (blues guitarist and songwriter) he was born in 06/03/1895
  • Gerald Glass (American basketball player) he was born in 12/11/1967
  • Webb Franklin (American politician) he was born in 13/12/1941
  • Lewis Perdue (American writer) he was born in 01/05/1949
  • Aldon Smith (American football player, linebacker) he was born in 25/09/1989
  • Tonea Stewart (American actress and university professor) she was born in 03/02/1947
  • Carrie Nye (American actress (1936-2006)) she was born in 14/10/1936
  • Fenton Robinson (American Chicago blues singer and guitarist) he was born in 23/09/1935
  • Joshua Meador (American film special effects artist and animator (1911-1965)) he was born in 12/03/1911
  • Louis Coleman (American baseball player) he was born in 04/04/1986
  • Cleo Lemon (American football player) he was born in 16/08/1979
  • Paul Maholm (American baseball player) he was born in 25/06/1982

Schools in Greenwood

College & universities near Greenwood, MS

Code Name City ZIP
175829 Itawamba Community College Fulton (MS) 38843-1099

Post offices near Greenwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Moorevill Post Office Mooreville (MS) 38857

Other places with the same name (19)

Other cities in Itawamba County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Itawamba County , MS.

City Name Population Title
Fulton 3,846 City in and county seat of Itawamba County, Mississippi
Mantachie 1,119 City in Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States of America
Oakland 492 Town in Yalobusha County, Mississippi
Tremont 465 Human settlement in Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Greenwood distances to largest Mississippi cities