Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County. The city is located on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers.
Memphis has a population of around 653,500 making it the biggest city in the state of Tennessee. It's the largest city on Mississippi River, the 3rd largest in the greater Southeastern US, and 23rd largest in the United States.
Greater Memphis metropolitan area, which includes adjacent counties in Arkansas and Mississippi, had a population of 1,317,300 in 2014. This makes Memphis the 2nd-largest metropolitan area in Tennessee, surpassed only by metropolitan Nashville.
Memphis is the youngest of the major cities in Tennessee, founded as a planned city in 1819 by a group of wealthy Americans including future president Andrew Jackson and judge John Overton. Residents of Memphis are referred to as Memphians, and the Memphis region is known, particularly to media outlets, as Memphis and Mid-South.
Graceland, former home of music legend Elvis Presley, is among the most visited houses in the United States (2nd only to the White House), and attracts more than 600,000 visitors per year. Featured at Graceland are a couple of Presley's private airplanes, his motorcycle collection, extensive automobile and other memorabilia.
Highlights: Beale Street, Graceland, Civil Rights Museum
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