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Welcome to Tupelo ...
When the people of Tupelo refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Tupeloan<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Tupelo has a population of 38,114 people<2> (see below for details).
Tupelo is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Tupelo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Tupelo lies within the (662) area code.
The ZIP code for Tupelo: 38801<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tupelo had a population of 34,546 people (which is 41.67% of the total population of Lee County). This makes Tupelo the county's most populous community.
The population of Tupelo represents 1.16% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 34,546 people, the population of Tupelo has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 34,211 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Tupelo had an population of 38,114 people. This is an increase of 10.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.41% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tupelo.
Communities near Tupelo ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tupelo and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tupelo.
Communities Also Named Tupelo ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Tupelo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tupelo.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tupelo:
Websites for Tupelo ...
Official Website: www.ci.tupelo.ms.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tupelo ...
Looking for more information about Tupelo? 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 Tupelo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tupelo.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Tupelo: www.ci.tupelo.ms.us/
The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019