Indianola, Mississippi

Indianola: City in Mississippi


Indianola is a city located in the county of Sunflower in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 10,683 and a population density of 476 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,855 inhabitants.

Indianola locator map
Location of Indianola on Mississippi map.

Quick Facts about Indianola

Population : 8,855 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Sunflower County
Postal code : 38751
Phone Area Codes : 662
Area : 22.42 km2
Altitude : 121 feet / 37 meters
Capital city : Indianola is capital of Sunflower County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:16:23 (21st September 2023)
Density : 395 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -20.64% (2010-2020)
Weather : 66℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
Sunflower County Courthouse image
Sunflower County Courthouse
Sunflower County Courthouse image


Indianola is located at 33°27'3"N 90°39'18"W (33.4509500, -90.6550900).

Indianola map


Indianola forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Southeast wind around 5 mph. more


According to census records, the population of Indianola decreased by 20.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,683 - census
2011 10,537 -1.39% estimation process
2012 10,438 -0.95% estimation process
2013 10,174 -2.59% estimation process
2014 9,998 -1.76% estimation process
2015 9,846 -1.54% estimation process
2016 9,634 -2.2% estimation process
2017 9,450 -1.95% estimation process
2018 9,266 -1.99% estimation process
2019 9,037 -2.53% estimation process
2020 8,855 -2.06% estimation process

Indianola zip code is 38749. County name: Sunflower, County fips: 28133

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People born in Indianola (21)

People born in Indianola, including actress Mary Alice, blues harmonica player Jazz Gillum, musician Brew Moore, .


  • Howard McCalebb (American artist) he was born in 13/05/1947
  • Sam Lacey (American basketball player) he was born in 28/03/1948
  • George Jackson (American Rhythm & Blues and soul singer and songwriter) he was born in 12/03/1945
  • Ovie Carter (American photographer) he was born in 11/03/1946
  • A. Maceo Walker (President of Universal Life Insurance Company for over thirty years.) he was born in 07/06/1909
  • Bill L. Harbert (businessperson) he was born in 21/07/1923
  • Ellis Wyms (American football defensive tackler) he was born in 12/04/1979
  • Little Arthur Duncan (American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter) he was born in 05/02/1934
  • Mel Triplett (American football player) he was born in 24/12/1931
  • Micheal Spurlock (American football player) he was born in 31/01/1983
  • Steve Yarbrough (American writer) he was born in 29/08/1956
  • William Harold Cox (United States federal judge) he was born in 23/06/1901
  • Willie Clayton (American Chicago blues and soul singer and songwriter) he was born in 29/03/1955
  • William McCoy (American politician (1921-1996)) he was born in 11/06/1921
  • Robert Kent (American gridiron football player) he was born in 06/10/1980
  • Sara Thomas (American politician) she was born in 21/04/1941
  • Elliott Walker (American football player) he was born in 10/09/1956
  • Albert King (American blues guitarist and singer) he was born in 25/04/1923

Schools in Indianola

College & universities near Indianola, MS

Code Name City ZIP
176008 Mississippi Delta Community College Moorhead (MS) 38761

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Indianola, MS

Code Name Address Type
GWD Greenwood Carrolton Ave. and East Gibbs Street RAIL
YAZ Yazoo City West Broadway (SR149) and North Water Street RAIL

Post offices near Indianola

Post Office Name City ZIP
Indianola Post Office Indianola (MS) 38751

Other places with the same name (5)

  • Indianola , Iowa city in Mississippi with a population of 16,072 people.
  • Indianola , Nebraska city in Red Willow County, Nebraska, United States of America with a population of 543 people.
  • Indianola , Illinois human settlement in Vermilion County, Illinois, United States of America with a population of 254 people.
  • Indianola , Oklahoma town in Oklahoma, United States with a population of 150 people.

Other cities in Sunflower County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Sunflower County , MS.

City Name Population Title
Ruleville 2,511 City in Sunflower County, Mississippi
Moorhead 2,059 City in Mississippi, United States
Drew 1,579 City in Mississippi, United States
Inverness 852 Town of the United States
Doddsville 72 Human settlement in Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Indianola distances to largest Mississippi cities