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Indianola is a city of 9,300 people (2018) in Sunflower County, Mississippi in the Delta region.
Indianola rests beside US Highway 82, a four-lane east-west highway, 55 mi (89 km) from Interstate 55.
Drive around on streets with names associated with blues legend B.B. King.
- 1 B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center, 400 Second Street, ☏ +1 662 887-9539, firstname.lastname@example.org. M-Sa 10AM-6PM. The museum explores the life and times of local blues legend B.B. King, and offers field trips for classes and guided tours of the building. $10 adults, $5 seniors (65+) and students, free for children under 5.
Indianola has an assortment of fast food chains, and several homegrown restaurants offering a variety of traditional Southern foods.
- Pea-Soup's on Hwy 82 on the western end of town. A long-time local favorite offering mostly traditional Southern foods such as mashed potatoes, country fried steaks, chicken fingers, and salads. Highly recommended by the locals. Prices are very reasonable. Their homemade potato salad is one of the highlights you shouldn't miss out on.
- Lost Dog Pizza, 807 Hwy 82 W (next to Pea-Soup's), ☏ +1 662 887-1555. M-Sa 3PM-9PM. A wide variety of pizza, sandwiches, sides and deserts, as well as a huge selection of import and domestic beers. The restaurant is themed with a hybrid mix of Southern and Islander cultures with various decorations adorning the interior, such as antiques and signs. The menu includes their signature pizzas such as The Lucille, named in honor of local celebrity and blues legend B.B. King. Very family friendly with equally reasonable prices.
- Jackson - The Mississippi state capital is 100 miles to the south
- Memphis, Tennessee - 135 miles to the north.
|Routes through Indianola|
|Clarksdale ← merges onto ←||N S||→ Belzoni → Jackson|
|Greenville ← Jct N S ←||W E||→ Greenwood → Starkville|