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Memphis History and Facts

Historical and factual information about the city of Memphis.
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Pollen in Memphis
Pollen allergies are extremely common in Memphis. Find out why and what to do about them.

Why Is Memphis Water So Good?
Information on Memphis water and why it is so good

In Which Time Zone is Memphis?
Learn in which time zone the city of Memphis, TN is located.

Memphis Snow and Ice Photos from January 29-30, 2010
Photos of snow and ice in the Memphis area from January 20-30, 2010

Memphis Crime Statistics
Crime statistics for Memphis, TN

Best Books on Memphis History
Memphis has a rich history full of colorful events and characters. If you are a Memphis history buff or just interested in the city's past, these books belong on your shelf.

Congressman Steve Cohen
Biography of U.S. Congressman, Steve Cohen

Mayor Willie Herenton - W.W. Herenton - Memphis Mayor
Biographical information on former mayor of Memphis, Willie Herenton

The Ghost of Brinkley Female College
The legend of the ghost of the Brinkley Female College in Memphis, TN

Memphis Area Casualties of War
Memphis area soldiers who were killed in action in the War on Terror

Memphis Area Missing Persons
Information on missing persons from the Memphis area

The Memphis Belle
Information on the B-17, "The Memphis Belle"

The Robin Hood Hills Murders
The story of the Robin Hoods Hills Murders and the convictions of the West Memphis Three

The Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Information on the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the subsequent arrest and conviction of James Earl Ray

Dr. Willie W. Herenton
Biographical information on mayor of Memphis, Willie Herenton

The Pyramid Arena
Facts and other information about the Pyramid Arena in Memphis, TN

Memphis' Tallest Buildings
Information and photos on the tallest buildings in Memphis, TN.

Excerpts from Historic Photos of Memphis
Photos excerpted from the book, "Historic Photos of Memphis"

The History of Memphis
A brief history of Memphis, TN

Memphis Facts and Figures
Demographic information and other statistics for the city of Memphis, Tennessee

Historic Photos of Memphis
Review of the book, "Historic Photos of Memphis"

Elmwood Cemetery
Photo tour of one of Memphis' most historic cemeteries.

Tornadoes in Memphis
Information about tornadoes in the Memphis area and what to do when severe weather strikes.

Most Popular Baby Names in Tennessee
The most popular baby names in Tennessee, as determined by the Social Security Administration

How Hot Does it Get in Memphis?
How hot does Memphis get in the summer time?

Staying Safe in the Heat
How to stay safe during Memphis' hot and humid summers.

The Lester Street Murders
Overview of the Lester Street murders in Memphis, TN

Average Temperatures in Memphis
Get the average temperatures for every month of the year in Memphis.

Memphis Time and Temperature
Where to call for correct time, temperature, and weather forecasts for Memphis, TN

Memphis Area Sex Offenders Registry
Information on sex offeder registries for the greater Memphis area.

Tennessee Amber Alerts
Information on the Tennessee Amber Alert system

Tornado Sirens in the Memphis Area
Information on tornado sirens in the Memphis area.

Memphis Area Post Offices - Shelby County Post Offices - Memphis Post Office...
Memphis Area Post Offices - Shelby County Post Offices - Memphis Post Office Locator

All About Memphis Weather - Weather in Memphis
All About Memphis Weather - Weather in Memphis

How much does it rain in Memphis?
Annual rainfall statistics for Memphis, TN

Memphis Area Emergency Numbers
A list of emergency phone numbers for the Memphis area.

Power Outages in Memphis
What to do during a power outage in the Memphis area.

How To Get a Copy of a Birth Certificate or Death Certificate in Memphis
Information on how to obtain a copy of a birth certificate or death certificate in Memphis and Shelby County.

Most Popular Baby Names in Tennessee
The most popular baby names in Tennessee, as determined by the Social Security Administration

How To Become a Foster Parent in Memphis
Learn how to become a foster parent in Tennessee

Tennessee Good Samaritan Law
Can you be sued for performing first aid in Tennessee? Find out if you are protected under Tennessee's Good Samaritan Law.

Black History in Memphis
Learn about the role of Memphis in black history and some of the famous African-Americans who once made their homes there.

Memphis Flood in Photos
Photos from the historic Memphis flood of 2011.

Plant Hardiness Zone in Memphis, Tennessee
Plant hardiness zone information for Memphis, Tennessee

Life Expectancy in Memphis
Life expectancy statistics for the Memphis area.

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