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Memphis Travel Guide  

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Info about Memphis

Area:
763 km2
Elevation:
103 m
Overview

The Memphis city is located in the southwest corner of the state of Tennessee. The city is the county seat of Shelby County. Memphis is located on the banks of the Mississippi River.
The mouth of River Wolf lies in the north of the city. The city was founded in 1819 and was incorporated in 1826. The metropolitan area of Memphis is the 2nd largest in Tennessee. The population, as per the 2006 census, was 670, 902 residents. The metropolitan area comprises of around 1, 260, 581 residents.
As similar to the other cities in Tennessee, Memphis experiences a subtropical humid climate. The city possesses four different seasons. July is the month, when highest level of humidity is experienced. Thunderstorms are frequent in summer afternoons. Early autumn is a pleasant time when the weather is mild and dry. Winters, can be mild or chilly depending on the month. Snowfall is occasional in winters.   

Area code:
0901
Time zone:
UTC+-6
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Robert Bale
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Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Memphis is packed with lots of tourist attractions like, galleries for art collection, museums, parks, gardens and many others. The Art Museum located at the University of Memphis holds the biggest collection of antiquities belonging to the Egyptian culture. Brooks... more Museum of Art is the largest and the oldest art museum in Tennessee. The museum was opened in 1916. The museum is located in the Overton Park which comprises of the Memphis Zoo. More than 3, 500 animals, belonging to 500 various species are housed in this zoo. The zoo lies in an area of 70 acres and was founded in the year 1906. Graceland is known as the home of the legendary Rock ‘n’ Roll star, Elvis Presley. This house is visited by more than 600, 000 local and international tourists every year. The city houses various beautiful parks like Tom Lee Park, Overton Park, Old Forest Arboretum Park and Memphis Botanical Garden.
Patricia Ríos Manzo
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : I LIKE MEMPHIS BUT IF YOU DON'T HAVE CAR YOU CAN'T GO ANY PLACE!! ONLY POPLAR ST. HAVE BUSES, WE ARE IN 2013.
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