YOUR KEY TO THE CITY

US Facts       Footsteps of History       Footsteps of History In Pictures       It Happened Here      
Mottos, Slogans and Nicknames       Noted Notables


Home     SEARCH THE INTERNET



Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For
Indianola
Sunflower County, Mississippi

ZipCodes
38751

Motto
The Best of the Delta



Page Contents for Indianola, Mississippi

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Mississippi state capital is Jackson.
The population of Indianola is approximately 11,809 1990, 10683 2010.
The approximate number of families is 3,883 1990, 3650 2010.
The amount of land area in Indianola is 22.314 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.226 sq kilometers.
The distance from Indianola to Washington DC is 879 miles.
The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 82 miles. (as the crow flies)
Indianola is positioned 33.44 degrees north of the equator and 90.64 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Indianola average annual rainfall is 56 inches per year
Indianola average temperature is 62 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 51 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 51 degrees F.

Location

in northwestern Mississippi, in the center of the delta area. Here is a map page for Indianola.
Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Indianola.

Indianola was known by several names in the past. In 1882, it was Indian Bayou. This is when the county seat was moved here. The courthouse was finished in 1883. The town was known as Eureka at that time. Very briefly, it was re-named Belengate and then, in 1884, Indianola was chosen as the name name. It was incorporated as a village in 1886 and as a town in 1890. It was Sunflower County's first city and in 2002 was the largest town in the county.
Return to Index

Attractions

Indianola is the birthplace of the legendary blues musician, B.B. King.
Return to Index


Indianola City Government

Indianola has a strong mayor/board of alderman form of government. It is also the county seat for Sunflower County.

Indianola Historical Events

2002, February 26
Ricardo Cornielius Gibson, 18, a freshman English major at The University of Southern Mississippi, was inducted into the USM Campus Civil Team on Sunday, February 17, 2002 in the Union Hall of Honors. Gibson is the grandson of the late Mr. Joseph "Squatt" Gibson and Mrs. Cellie Bell Gibson of Indianola and Mr. Chester Caldwell and the late Mrs. Ruthie Caldwell of Indianola.

Indianola Chamber

Indianola Chamber of Commerce
315 Main St.
P.O. Box 151
Indianola, Mississippi 38751
Toll-free: 877-816-7581
Phone: 662-887-4454
Fax: 662-887-4454
Email

Indianola Community News

Looking for Grandfather!
My husband and I are looking for any information anyone may have on his grandfather, Robert W. Hines. He was married in Indianola. If you can help, please send me an email.
Thanks, Georgia
E-mail: hines5@tca.net

Indianola Organizations

Indianola Chamber of Commerce
315 Main St.
P.O. Box 151
Indianola, Mississippi 38751
Toll-free: 877-816-7581
Phone: 662-887-4454
Fax: 662-887-4454
Email

Indianola Schools

An Education page for Indianola.

Contribute information for this community or any other community on the Key To TheCity website

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! Soon!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.



Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search