Itta Bena, Mississippi

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Itta Bena, Mississippi
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Location of Itta Bena, Mississippi
Location of Itta Bena, Mississippi
Itta Bena, Mississippi is located in the United States
Itta Bena, Mississippi
Itta Bena, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°29′45″N 90°19′20″W / 33.49583°N 90.32222°W / 33.49583; -90.32222Coordinates: 33°29′45″N 90°19′20″W / 33.49583°N 90.32222°W / 33.49583; -90.32222
Country United States
State Mississippi
CountyLeflore
Government
 • MayorThelma Collins
Area
 • Total1.46 sq mi (3.77 km2)
 • Land1.41 sq mi (3.65 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.12 km2)
Elevation
131 ft (40 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,049
 • Estimate 
(2018)
1,845
 • Density1,327.43/sq mi (512.57/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38941
Area code(s)662
FIPS code28-35260
GNIS feature ID0671749
Websiteittabenams.homestead.com/index.html

Itta Bena is a city in Leflore County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 2,049 at the 2010 census. The town's name comes from the Choctaw phrase iti bina, meaning "forest camp".[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 6, 2019.
  2. Baca, Keith A. (2007). Native American place names in Mississippi. University Press of Mississippi. ISBN 978-1-57806-954-5. (available at Google books)