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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.

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Indianola location: in northwestern Mississippi, in the center of the delta area. Here is a map page for Indianola.

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Climate & Weather

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.
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Indianola history:

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

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