Welcome to Tunica ...
The town of Tunica is located in Tunica County and is the County Seat for Tunica County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Tunica has a population of 926 people<1> (see below for details).
Tunica was established in 1888.
The community of Tunica is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Tunica lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Tunica is located in the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tunica had a population of 1,030 people (or 9.56% of the total population of Tunica County). This makes Tunica the county's most populous community.
The population of Tunica represents 0.03% of the population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 160th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,030 people, the population of Tunica decreased 9.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,132 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Tunica had an population of 926 people. This is a decrease of 10.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.2% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Tunica ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tunica.
Communities Also Named Tunica ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Tunica - they are located in and Louisiana (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tunica.
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 Tunica. 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 Tunica. 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 Tunica. Our list includes 5 papers.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tunica:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tunica ...
Looking for more information about Tunica? 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 Tunica, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tunica.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tunica. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Tunica County: www.tunicacounty.com/
The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tunica.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tunica - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Tunica. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tunica) 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 Tunica. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tunica
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tunica. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6880, Longitude: -90.3814 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Tunica have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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