Sandersville is a town in Jones County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 731 at the 2010 census, down from 789 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Laurel micropolitan area.
Scottish settlers migrated here during the 1820s and built the Good Hope Presbyterian Church. In 1855, the town was named after the Sanders, a pioneer family.
Home construction was influence by the Victorian era, as there are a noticeable number of cupolas on buildings in the town.
Hunt Refining Company has a refinery northeast of Sandersville which processes crude oil acquired primarily from local Mississippi fields. The refinery produces distillate feedstock, paving grade asphalt, heavy gas oils, naptha, and roofing grade asphalt.
Professional football player Doug Satcher was born in Sandersville.
Sandersville is located in northeastern Jones County at 31°47′8″N 89°2′4″W (31.785455, -89.034572). U.S. Route 11 (Front Street) passes through the center of town, leading southwest 9 miles (14 km) to Laurel, the county's largest city, and northeast 10 miles (16 km) to Stafford Springs. Interstate 59 passes just west of the town limits, with access from Exit 104 (West Main Street).