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Welcome to Southaven ...

The city of Southaven is located in DeSoto County<1>.

The location of Southaven has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Southaven has a population of 55,780 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Southaven.

Southaven is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Southaven had an population of 55,780 people. This is an increase of 13.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 92.5% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 28,977 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Southaven ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Southaven.

  • Memphis [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Memphis
    • Memphis [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Southaven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 651,073 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Memphis<6>
  • Collierville [Shelby County]
  • Germantown [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Germantown
    • Germantown [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Southaven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Germantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Germantown<6>
  • Olive Branch [DeSoto County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olive Branch
    • Olive Branch [DeSoto County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Southaven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,924 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olive Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olive Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olive Branch<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Memphis [Crittenden County]
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      • West Memphis [Crittenden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Southaven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,402 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Memphis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Memphis<6>
    • Hernando [DeSoto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hernando
      • Hernando [DeSoto County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Southaven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,399 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hernando have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hernando
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hernando<6>
    • Coldwater [Tate County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coldwater
      • Coldwater [Tate County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Southaven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coldwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coldwater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coldwater<6>
    • Walls [DeSoto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walls
      • Walls [DeSoto County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Southaven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,420 people
      • Former name for Walls:
      • Alpika
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walls<6>
    • Hunt Village [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunt Village
      • Hunt Village [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Southaven
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunt Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunt Village
    • Byhalia [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Byhalia
      • Byhalia [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Southaven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byhalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byhalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byhalia<6>

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 Southaven. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Southaven.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Southaven.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Southaven. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

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About DeSoto County

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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: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including DeSoto, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Southaven.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southaven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9529, Longitude: -89.9764       In this case, the coordinates for Southaven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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