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Egypt, Tennessee
(Shelby County)

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The location of Egypt

Welcome to Egypt ...

Egypt is located in Shelby County.

The location of Egypt has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Egypt is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Egypt lies within the (901) area code.

Communities near Egypt ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Marion (AR)   [Map]   12,440   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
West Memphis (AR)   [Map]   24,860   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Olive Branch (MS)   [Map]   37,435   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arlington   [Map]   11,696   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bartlett   [Map]   59,102   E   5 miles [8 km]
Collierville   [Map]   50,286   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Egypt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Egypt: This one is located in Shelby County and the other is located in Tipton County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 43 communities that are also named Egypt - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (6), Ontario, Pennsylvania (4), Texas (3), Vermont (2), Washington and West Virginia (3).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Egypt. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Egypt. 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 Egypt.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Egypt ...

Looking for more information about Egypt? 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.

Looking for more information about Egypt? 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 Egypt, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Egypt.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Shelby County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shelby County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Egypt - 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Egypt) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Egypt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2429, Longitude: -89.9254     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Egypt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Egypt.

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