Tupelo Lee County, Mississippi

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

About

Tupelo is a city located in the county of Lee in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Its population at the 2010 census was 34,546. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 38,303 inhabitants.

The city was created 151 years ago in 1870.

Tupelo Quick Facts

Population : 38,303 (2020)
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 : Tupelo is capital of Lee County
Establishment : July 07, 1870 (151 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 21:27:16 (22nd January 2022)
Population growth : 9.81% (2010-2020)
Weather : 18℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather
Tupelo locator map
Location of Tupelo on Mississippi map.
West Main Street  Tupelo  Mississippi 'May 2013' image
West Main Street Tupelo Mississippi 'May 2013'
West Main Street  Tupelo  Mississippi 'May 2013' image

Geography

Tupelo is located at 34°15'29"N 88°42'17"W (34.2580700, -88.7046400).

Tupelo map

Weather

Tupelo forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 18. North wind around 5 mph. more

Demographics

The population of Tupelo increased by 9.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1980 23,905 - census
1990 30,685 22.1% census
2000 33,988 9.72% census
2010 34,546 1.62% census
2011 38,159 9.47% estimation process
2012 38,461 0.79% estimation process
2013 38,583 0.32% estimation process
2014 38,417 -0.43% estimation process
2015 38,316 -0.26% estimation process
2016 38,262 -0.14% estimation process
2017 38,192 -0.18% estimation process
2018 38,252 0.16% estimation process
2019 38,312 0.16% estimation process
2020 38,303 -0.02% estimation process

Tupelo zip code is 38801. County name: Lee, County fips: 28081

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People born in Tupelo (65)

People born in Tupelo, including basketball player Tamika Whitmore, basketball player Tan White, actress Allie Grant, .

List

  • 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 Tupelo

College & universities near Tupelo, MS

Code Name City ZIP
175829 Itawamba Community College Fulton (MS) 38843-1099

Post offices near Tupelo

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

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Tupelo , Oklahoma human settlement in Coal County, Oklahoma, United States of America with a population of 308 people.
  • Tupelo , Arkansas human settlement in Jackson County, Arkansas, United States of America with a population of 168 people.

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
City of Tupelo 38,114 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

Tupelo distances to largest Mississippi cities