RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Southaven, Mississippi

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other MS
Communities

The location of Southaven

 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Mississippi
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Mississippi

Welcome to Southaven ...

The city of Southaven is located in DeSoto County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Southaven has a population of 54,031 people<1> (see below for details).

Southaven is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Southaven lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Southaven is located in the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Southaven had a population of 48,982 people (or 30.38% of the total population of DeSoto County). This makes Southaven the county's most populous community.

The population of Southaven represents 1.65% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 48,982 people, the population of Southaven increased 69.04% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 28,977 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Southaven had an population of 54,031 people. This is an increase of 10.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 86.46% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Southaven.

Communities near Southaven ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Southaven and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
West Memphis (AR)   [Map]   24,860   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Byhalia   [Map]   1,229   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Coldwater   [Map]   1,572   S   18 miles [29 km]
Hernando   [Map]   15,981   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Olive Branch   [Map]   37,435   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Walls   [Map]   1,399   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Southaven.

Communities Also Named Southaven ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Southaven - it's located in Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Southaven.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Southaven. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Southaven. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Southaven.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Southaven:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southaven ...

Looking for more information about Southaven? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Southaven, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Southaven.

Other Roadside Stops ...



Search for a Community in Mississippi

About DeSoto County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Southaven. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for DeSoto County: www.desotoms.com/

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Southaven.

- Return to Citation

<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southaven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Southaven. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Southaven) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Southaven. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Southaven

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southaven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9529, Longitude: -89.9764     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Southaven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Community
Profile
Nearby
 
Census
 
Genealogy
Helper
Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Summarized
 
Misc
 
Other   MS
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 12 Nov 2018
By John Hall