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Sunflower County, MS Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 880
Indianola, MS 38751
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-887-1252
F: 662-887-7077
Couriers: 200 Main St
Indianola, MS 38751
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil (usually over $3,500)
Restricted Records: No sealed, adoptions, mental health, juvenile, sex, or expunged records released
Justice Court - Northern District - Ruleville
PO Box 52
Ruleville, MS 38771
Hours: 8AM-N, 1-5PM CST
P: 662-756-2835
F: 662-756-4175
Couriers: 119 N Chester
Ruleville, MS 38771
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Justice Court - Southern District - Indianola
PO Box 487
Indianola, MS 38751
Hours: 8AM-N, 1-5PM CST
P: 662-887-6921
F: 662-887-2798
Couriers: 202 Main St
Indianola, MS 38751
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $3,500, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Chancery Court
PO Box 988
Indianola, MS 38751 www.sunflowercounty.ms.gov/Offici...
Hours: 8AM-5PM CST
P: 662-887-4703
F: 662-887-7054
Couriers: 200 Main St
Indianola, MS 38751
Jurisdiction: Probate, Civil Land, Divorce, Family

Sunflower County, MS Vital Records

Contact the Sunflower County Office of the Chancery Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Sunflower County
Chancery Clerk
200 Main St
Indianola, MS 38751
8AM-5PM CST
Phone: 662-887-4703
Fax: 662-887-7054

Sunflower County Vital Certificates

Sunflower County Vital Certificates

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Sunflower County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 693.79 sq mi
Population (2009): 29,610
  • Females: 46.8%
  • White: 26.1%
  • Black/African American: 72.8%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 24.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): -4,759
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.4%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 36.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 59.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 3.01
Housing Units (2000): 10,338
Homeownership Rate (2000): 61.8%
Migration Flow to Sunflower County, MS from (2007-2008):

Sunflower County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $396,206
  • Construction: $6,286
  • Retail Trade: $24,590
  • Professional and Technical Services: $5,181
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $9,846
  • Retail Trade: $24,590
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $6,415
  • Manufacturing: $29,038
  • Farms: $23,886
  • Government: $158,333
Employed (2000): 10,369
Unemployed (2000): 1,530
Unemployment Rate (2009): 13.2%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $20,701
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $88,322 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $30,740 (thou. dol.)

Sunflower County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 531
  • Per 1,000 population: 17.2
Deaths (2007): 335
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 8
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.1

Sunflower County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 186
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 21
  • Robbery: 78
  • Aggravated Assault: 85
Property Crimes (2008): 178
  • Burglary: 136
  • Larceny-Theft: 34
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 8

Sunflower County Genealogy Records