Sunflower County is named for the Sunflower River which is a tributary of the Yazoo River and is named after the sunflower plant.
Created: February 15, 1844
Indianola 1844 – present
County Courthouse – Indianola
Location: 200 Main Street / Church Street
Built: 1965 – 1966
Style: Modern Classical Revival
Architect: Thomas H Johnson Jr. & Associates
Contractor: Ralph C Hewlett Construction Company.
Description: The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick structure. The north front has a large portico with four columns rising to a wide pediment at the roof line. There is a balcony on the second story. The south side has a similar portico. The roof line is flat.
Note: The previous courthouse was designed by Andrew J Bryan and constructed by J J Harly in 1898. An addition was added in 1927.
N – Coahoma County
S – Humphreys County
Photos taken 2012