Sunflower County , Mississippi

Sunflower County: County in Mississippi, United States

Sunflower County locator map
Location of Sunflower County on Mississippi map.

About

Sunflower County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,450 and a population density of 16 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 24,740 inhabitants. Its county seat is Indianola. The county was created 177 years ago in 1843.

Map of Mississippi highlighting Sunflower County locator map image
Map of Mississippi highlighting Sunflower County
Map of Mississippi highlighting Sunflower County locator map image

Geography

Sunflower County is located at 33°36'8"N 90°35'19"W (33.6023100, -90.5886200). It has 6 neighbors: Bolivar County, Coahoma County, Humphreys County, Leflore County, Tallahatchie County and Washington County.

Sunflower County map

The largest city of Sunflower County is Indianola with a population of 8,855. Other cities include, Ruleville population 2,511, Moorhead population 2,059, Drew population 1,579 and Doddsville population 72. See all Sunflower County cities & populated places.

Sunflower County Quick Facts

Population : 24,740 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Area : 1832 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.3%
Land as percent of area : 98.7%
Altitude : 125 feet / 38 meters
Capital : Indianola
Establishment : January 01, 1844
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:38:49 (28th October 2021)
Density : 14 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -19.04% (2010-2020)

Sunflower County has 6 neighbours.

  • Indianola

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sunflower County decreased by 19.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,450 - census
2011 28,521 -3.26% estimation process
2012 28,407 -0.4% estimation process
2013 27,906 -1.8% estimation process
2014 27,405 -1.83% estimation process
2015 26,877 -1.96% estimation process
2016 26,493 -1.45% estimation process
2017 26,142 -1.34% estimation process
2018 26,211 0.26% estimation process
2019 25,110 -4.38% estimation process
2020 24,740 -1.5% estimation process

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People born in Sunflower County (1)

American activist C. L. Franklin was born in Sunflower County

Other places with the same name (1)

Sunflower County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sunflower County.

City Name Population Title
Indianola 8,855 City in Mississippi
Ruleville 2,511 City in Sunflower County, Mississippi
Moorhead 2,059 City in Mississippi, United States
Drew 1,579 City in Mississippi, United States
Inverness 852 Town of the United States
Doddsville 72 Human settlement in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States of America

Mississippi Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hinds County 227,966 County in Mississippi, United States
Harrison County 208,801 County in Mississippi, United States
De Soto County 173,323 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson 157,821 Capital and largest city of Mississippi
Rankin County 155,975 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson County 143,802 County in Mississippi, United States
Madison County 106,871 County in Mississippi, United States
Lee County 85,466 County in Mississippi, United States
Forrest County 75,009 County in Mississippi, United States
Lauderdale County 73,751 County in Mississippi, United States
Gulfport 71,438 City in Mississippi
West Gulfport 71,329 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States of America
Jones County 67,993 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 64,165 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
Lowndes County 58,309 County in Mississippi, United States