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Welcome to Sunflower ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sunflower has a population of 981 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sunflower.
Sunflower is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Sunflower lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Sunflower is located in the (662) area code.
The ZIP code for Sunflower: 38778<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sunflower had an population of 981 people. This is a decrease of 15.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.95% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sunflower had a population of 1,159 people. This makes Sunflower the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Sunflower represents 0.04% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 147th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,159 people, the population of Sunflower increased 66.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 696 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sunflower.
Communities Also Named Sunflower ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Sunflower: This one is located in Sunflower County and the other is located in Prentiss County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 13 communities that are also named Sunflower - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas (3), Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Utah, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sunflower.
Communities near Sunflower ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sunflower.
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 Sunflower. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sunflower.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sunflower. 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 Sunflower.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sunflower. See our Newspapers Page for Sunflower.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sunflower ...
Looking for more information about Sunflower? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sunflower, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sunflower.
Adding Sunflower to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sunflower in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sunflower was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sunflower on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sunflower. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 17 Aug 2022