City of Tupelo Lee County, Mississippi

City of Tupelo: City in and county seat of Lee County, Mississippi, United States

About

City of Tupelo is a city located in the county of Lee in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 37,680. After 7 years in 2017 city had an estimated population of 38,114 inhabitants.

The city was created 151 years ago in 1870.

City of Tupelo Quick Facts

Population : 38,114 (2017)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
County : Lee County
Postal code : 38802, 38803, 38801, 38804
Phone Area Codes : 662
Official name : Tupelo
Named for : Nyssa sylvatica
Altitude : 279 feet / 85 meters
Capital city : City of Tupelo is capital of Lee County
Establishment : July 07, 1870 (151 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 21:02:27 (1st December 2021)
Population growth : 1.14% (2010-2017)

Geography

City of Tupelo is located at 34°15'49"N 88°43'47"W (34.2637300, -88.7298200).

City of Tupelo map

Demographics

The population of City of Tupelo increased by 1.14% in 7 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1980 23,905 - census
1990 30,685 22.1% census
2000 33,988 9.72% census
2010 37,680 9.8% project management estimation
2017 38,114 1.14% project management estimation

Local Places in City of Tupelo

People born in City of Tupelo (65)

People born in City of Tupelo, including basketball player Tamika Whitmore, basketball player Tan White, actress Allie Grant, you can see a list of people who born in City of Tupelo.

  • Diplo (American DJ, music producer, and songwriter) he was born in 10/11/1978
  • William L. Clayton (American businessperson (1880-1966)) he was born in 07/02/1880
  • Jimmy Wages (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1935
  • Sam Gilliam (African American artist) he was born in 01/01/1933
  • Gil Stovall (American swimmer, Olympic athlete) he was born in 03/06/1986
  • Alex Carrington (American football player) he was born in 19/06/1987
  • Dave Clark (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 03/09/1962
  • Dusty Hughes (American baseball player) he was born in 29/06/1982
  • Joe Horn (American football player) he was born in 16/01/1972
  • Etta Zuber Falconer (American mathematician & academic) she was born in 21/11/1933
  • Amy Wesson (American fashion model) she was born in 16/09/1977
  • Andy Reese (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 07/02/1904
  • Barry Wesson (American baseball player) he was born in 06/04/1977
  • Bob Marlin (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 05/03/1959
  • Chris Stratton (baseball player) he was born in 22/08/1990
  • Claude Feemster Clayton (United States federal judge) he was born in 04/08/1909
  • Daniel Boman (American politician) he was born in 07/12/1974
  • Deandre' Eiland (American football player) he was born in 04/06/1982

Schools in City of Tupelo

College & universities near City of Tupelo, MS

Code Name City ZIP
374343 KC's School of Hair Design Pontotoc (MS) 38863-0000

Post offices near City of Tupelo

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Tupel Post Office Tupelo (MS) 38804

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Lee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lee County , MS.

City Name Population Title
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
Tupelo 38,303 City in and county seat of Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Saltillo 5,071 Human settlement in Lee County, Mississippi, United States of America
Baldwyn 3,249 City in Lee and Prentiss counties, Mississippi, United States
Verona 3,209 City in Lee County, Mississippi
Guntown 2,797 Town in Lee County, Mississippi, United States
Nettleton 1,896 Town of the United States
Shannon 1,765 Town in Lee County, Mississippi, USA
Plantersville 1,125 City in Lee County, Mississippi, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

City of Tupelo distances to largest Mississippi cities