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Welcome to Itta Bena ...

The city of Itta Bena is located in Leflore County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Itta Bena has a population of 1,809 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Itta Bena.

Itta Bena is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Itta Bena lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Itta Bena is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

The ZIP code for Itta Bena: 38941<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Itta Bena had an population of 1,809 people. This is a decrease of 11.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.07% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Itta Bena had a population of 2,049 people (which is 6.34% of the total population of Leflore County). This makes Itta Bena the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Itta Bena represents 0.07% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,049 people, the population of Itta Bena decreased 7.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,208 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Itta Bena.

Adding Itta Bena to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Itta Bena in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Itta Bena elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Itta Bena on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Itta Bena ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Itta Bena.

  • Greenwood [Leflore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood [Leflore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Itta Bena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,561 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenwood<6>
  • Indianola [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
    • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Itta Bena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola<6>
  • Moorhead [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moorhead
    • Moorhead [Sunflower County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Itta Bena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,063 people
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  • Sunflower [Sunflower County]
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    • Sunflower [Sunflower County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Itta Bena
    • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunflower have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
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      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Itta Bena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 866 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
    • Sidon [Leflore County]
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      • Sidon [Leflore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Itta Bena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sidon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidon
    • Cruger [Holmes County]
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      • Cruger [Holmes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Itta Bena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cruger have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cruger
    • Schlater [Leflore County]
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      • Schlater [Leflore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Itta Bena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 287 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schlater have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schlater
    • Morgan City [Leflore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morgan City
      • Morgan City [Leflore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Itta Bena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgan City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgan City
    • Doddsville [Sunflower County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doddsville
      • Doddsville [Sunflower County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Itta Bena
      • Estimated population in 2019: 88 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doddsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doddsville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Itta Bena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Itta Bena.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Itta Bena. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Itta Bena.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Itta Bena. See our Newspapers Page for Itta Bena.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Itta Bena ...

Looking for more information about Itta Bena? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Itta Bena, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Itta Bena.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Itta Bena. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Leflore, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Itta Bena.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Itta Bena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Itta Bena). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Itta Bena or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Itta Bena) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Itta Bena. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Itta Bena

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Itta Bena. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4953, Longitude: -90.3199    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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