Jagannadhapuram, Krishna district
Road to Kanchikacherla
|• Type||Gram panchayat|
|• Body||Jagannadhapuram Grama panchayat|
|• Total||2.82 km2 (1.09 sq mi)|
|• Density||280/km2 (720/sq mi)|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Vehicle registration||AP 16|
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It is believed that a man named "jagannadham" first settled in this village along with his family.It is from him that the village acquired its name. Initially Hindus from ponnavaram settled in jagannadhapuram. After them families of Thanam, Thumma, Syamala, Bandi, Udumula, Thirumalareddy, Yeruva came from Paatibandla in Guntur district and settled here. Merugumala, vemula families also live here.
Jagannadhapuram, Krishna district under Veerullapadu mandal is represented by Nandigama (SC) (Assembly constituency), which in turn represents Vijayawada (Lok Sabha constituency) of Andhra Pradesh. The present MLA representing Nandigama (SC) (Assembly constituency) is Tangirala Sowmya of Telugu Desam Party.
- "District Census Handbook - Krishna" (PDF). Census of India. p. 16,388. Retrieved 17 February 2016.