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Welcome to Flowood ...

The city of Flowood is located in Rankin County<1>.

The location of Flowood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Flowood has a population of 9,380 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Flowood.

Flowood is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Flowood lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Flowood: (601) & (769)<5>

Websites for Flowood ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.rankinchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Flowood, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Flowood had an population of 9,380 people. This is an increase of 19.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 97.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Flowood had a population of 7,823 people (which is 5.52% of the total population of Rankin County). This makes Flowood the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Flowood represents 0.26% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 47th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,823 people, the population of Flowood increased 64.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,750 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Flowood.

Communities near Flowood ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Flowood.

  • Madison [Madison County]
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    • Madison [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Flowood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<7>
  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Flowood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<7>
  • Brandon [Rankin County]
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    • Brandon [Rankin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Flowood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brandon<7>
  • Ridgeland [Madison County]
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    • Ridgeland [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Flowood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,104 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeland<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Byram [Hinds County]
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      • Byram [Hinds County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Flowood
      • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<7>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
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      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Flowood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,241 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<7>
    • Florence [Rankin County]
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      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Flowood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<7>
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
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      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Flowood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,115 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<7>
    • Flora [Madison County]
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      • Flora [Madison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Flowood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,862 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flora<7>
    • Pelahatchie [Rankin County]
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      • Pelahatchie [Rankin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Flowood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,382 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelahatchie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelahatchie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelahatchie<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Flowood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Flowood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Flowood. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Flowood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Flowood. See our Newspapers Page for Flowood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flowood ...

Looking for more information about Flowood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Flowood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Flowood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Mississippi

About Rankin County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Flowood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Rankin County: www.rankincounty.org/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Rankin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Flowood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flowood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Flowood) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Flowood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Flowood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flowood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3248, Longitude: -90.0927       In this case, the coordinates for Flowood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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