Sunflower County Economic Development District Share: Economic Development/Local, county Sunflower County Economic Development District Visit Website 112 S MLK Drive P.O. Box 1508 Indianola, MS 38751 (662) 887-3737 (662) 887-3738 (fax) www.sunflowercounty.ms.gov Facebook Hours: 8:00-5:00 About Map About Sunflower County was formed 15 Feb 1844 from Bolivar County. It was named for the Sunflower River which flows through it. Directions From Jackson, MS Hwy 49N From Memphis, TN I-55 to Winona Hwy 82 to Indianola, MS What's Nearby? Distance: 5 10 15 20 25 50 mi.