Indianola, Mississippi

Sunflower County

Population:  in 1900

                    in 1910

                   in 1920

Town incorporated:  1-7-1886

Post office: Garvins- 6-19-1871 to 2-15-1874

                    Indian Bayou- 2-16-1874 to 4-29-1884

                   Indianola- 4-30-1884 to present

Railroads:    GC&B- GP- Sou Ry in Miss- C&G- ICG- CAGY


Next Town East- Pollock


Milepost 142.32 (after 11-27-1923)

(from Columbus, MS)


Next Town West- Heathman


soil survey map


1964 USGS topo map

HISTORY by Tony Howe: 




C&G's depot at Indianola 10-18-1958.



BUSINESSES (per R.G. Dun & Co.)- 






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