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Sunflower County, Mississippi

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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
State Mississippi
Named forSunflower River[1]
Largest cityIndianola
 • Total707 sq mi (1,830 km2)
 • Land698 sq mi (1,810 km2)
 • Water9.2 sq mi (24 km2)  1.3%
 • Total25,971
 • Density37/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district2nd

Sunflower County is a county found in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 25,971 people lived there.[2] Indianola is the largest city and county seat.[3] It is in the Mississippi Delta region.

Sunflower County was created in 1844.


[change | change source]
  1. "Soil survey of Sunflower County, Mississippi". USDA. May 17, 1959 – via Google Books.
  2. "QuickFacts: Sunflower County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.