A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Memphis ...
The location of Memphis has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Memphis refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Memphian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Memphis has a population of 26 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Memphis.
Memphis is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Memphis lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Memphis: (205)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Memphis had an population of 26 people. This is a decrease of 10.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Memphis had a population of 29 people. This makes Memphis the county's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 29 people, the population of Memphis decreased 12.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 33 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Memphis.
Adding Memphis to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Memphis in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Memphis elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Memphis on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Memphis ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Memphis: This one is located in Pickens County and the other is located in Houston County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 13 communities that are also named Memphis - they are located in Florida, Indiana, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Memphis.
Communities near Memphis ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Memphis.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Memphis. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Memphis.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Memphis. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Memphis.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Memphis. See our Newspapers Page for Memphis.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Memphis ...
Looking for more information about Memphis? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Memphis, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Memphis.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Memphis. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 Jan 2021