Sunflower County, Mississippi

county in Mississippi, United States

Sunflower County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 29,450 people lived there.[1] Indianola is the largest city and county seat.[2] It is in the Mississippi Delta region.

Sunflower County
Sunflower County Courthouse in Indianola, Mississippi
Sunflower County Courthouse in Indianola, Mississippi
Map of Mississippi highlighting Sunflower County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°37′N 90°36′W / 33.61°N 90.6°W / 33.61; -90.6
Country United States
Founded1844
SeatIndianola
Largest cityIndianola
Area
 • Total707 sq mi (1,830 km2)
 • Land698 sq mi (1,810 km2)
 • Water9.2 sq mi (24 km2)  1.3%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)
27,005
 • Density42/sq mi (16/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.sunflowercounty.ms.gov

Sunflower County was created in 1844.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 5, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.