Fast Facts for Memphis, Tennessee

Introduction:

  • It is the largest city in the state of Tennessee and the state lies in the southeastern part of the United States

Population:

  • Total Population: According to US Census, the population of the Memphis in 2010 was 646,889 and of Tennessee was 6,346,105
  • Dominant: Blacks are dominants in Memphis.
  • Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Indo-European, Asian, German, French, Chinese etc

 

Geography:

  • Total area coverage: 812.7 km sq
  • Natural disasters: The Memphis is affected by a severe earth quake on January 4th 1843
  • Nearest river: Mississippi

 

Climate:

  • General climate: Warm Summer and mild winters
  • The best time to visit the place is summer and spring i.e from March to September.

History & Culture:

  • It was founded in 1819 by John Overton, James Winchester, and the Andrew “old Hickory” Jackson.
  • Culture: It is a mix of new and old traditions and funky

Economy:

  • Estimated median house hold income: in 2009, it is $34,203, according to 2010 $45,489.
  • Cost of living index in: 86.7
  • Most common Industries/occupation: It is an Headquarter for major manufacturing, services and other businesses concerns


Famous for:

  • Famous for: Music
  • Tourist places: Graceland, Beale street, Memphis Zoo, National Civil Right Museum, Autozone park, Pink Palace Museum, etc.

Quick facts you need to know when you are visit this city:

  • Common mode of transportation: Bus, Car, Train, Taxi, Planes etc.
  • Zip code: 38103, 38104, 38105, 38106, 38107, 38108, 38109, 38111, 38112, 38114, 38115 etc
  • Nearest Airport: Memphis International Airport
  • Nearest Railway station: Amtrak
  • Major cities: German town TN, Covington TN, Millington TN, West Memphis AR, Marion AR etc.
  • Nearest Hotels, motels lodging: Merriott Memphis Downtown, Crowne Plaza Memphis, Comfort Inn Downtown etc.

 

Visitors guidelines
It is a well planned city, the streets in this city is fairly and easy negotiable, except the business hours. The transportation is provided by MATA from 4.30 a.m. To 11.15 p.m. It also provide trolley buses to operate in the downtown area and access to variety of attraction which includes, Beale street, Downtown cafes, and National Civil Right Museum and the special events are held on the nights so the main street trolley runs until 1.00a.m.

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