Tupelo /ˈtuːpəloʊ/ is the largest city in and the county seat of Lee County, Mississippi. It is the seventh largest city in the state of Mississippi, smaller than Meridian, and larger than Greenville. As of the 2000 United States Census, the city's population was 34,211. By 2010 census, the population was 34,546, with surrounding counties of Lee, Pontotoc and Itawamba supporting a population of 146,131. The city is best known as the birthplace of Elvis Presley. Situated in northeast Mississippi, the city lies between Memphis, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama, along U.S. Route 78 — slated to...
|Country:||United States of America|
|Area:||51.4 sq. mi.|
|Time zone:||Central Time Zone|
|Also known as:||Tupelo, Mississippi, Lee County / Tupelo city|