Living in Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee, is located in the southwestern part of the state near the Mississippi River. This huge metropolitan area sprawls out through Tennessee and spills over into northern Mississippi and eastern Arkansas. This tri-state hub plays a major role in the transportation industry. Memphis is the home of three Fortune 500 companies-FedEx, AutoZone and International Paper-as well.

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Spark up your love life with these Romantic Date Ideas in Memphis.
Discover an awesome adventure at these Memphis Family Attractions.
Sports fans and weekend warriors, find your thing on this go-to Memphis Sports & Recreation list.
Explore the Arts, Music & Entertainment side of Memphis with our list of hot venues and events.
Experience the art, culture and history of the city at these Memphis Museums.
Dine, drink and dance the night away at these Memphis Nightlife playgrounds.
Memphis chefs are ready to fire up your dining experience. Bring your appetite to one of these top Memphis restaurants.
Here's a round-up of the best Memphis Shopping spots, including bargain and luxury items.
Learn about the musical capital of the Mid-South on one of these unique Memphis tours.
Enjoy the great outdoors with our list of Memphis Outdoors Activities.
Time to celebrate! Join in the fun at these annual Memphis festivals and shows.
Uncover the sweet little secrets Memphis has in store for you.

Memphians embrace their history with open arms and spectacular celebrations. Memphis was once the world's largest cotton market; was at the center of the civil rights movement; and was the birthplace of some of the country's greatest music and home to some of its greatest musicians. You can learn more about the city's history and culture at a museum or on a tour. Or, you can experience Memphis culture firsthand at one of the many summer festivals.

Visitors and residents of the Mid-South know Memphis as the home of blues and rock ‘n roll and its King. Popular tourist destinations in Memphis are centered on the music industry. Graceland, the second most visited house in the United States, attracts music aficionados from all over the globe. The former home to Rock ‘n Roll icon and music legend Elvis Presley, the King's mansion symbolizes Memphis's strong roots in the music culture.

Fans of blues and rock, as well as any other genre of music, will find plenty of local and national bands playing in various venues across the city. Beale Street in particular houses a large amount of downtown Memphis's nightlife and music festivals.

 

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Memphis Government

City of Memphis

City Of Memphis

Phone: (901) 576-6500
Web: www.cityofmemphis.org

Memphis Police Department

Memphis Police Department

Phone: (901) 545-COPS
Web: www.memphispolice.org

Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce

Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce

Phone: (901) 543-3500
Web: www.welcome.memphischamber.com

Memphis Fire Department

Memphis Fire Department

Phone: (901) 458-8281
Web: www.memphisfire.net

 

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Memphis Transportation

Memphis Area Transit Authority

Memphis Area Transit Authority

Phone: (901) 274-6282
Web: www.matatransit.com

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority

Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority

Phone: (901) 922-8000
Web: www.mscaa.com