Southaven Real Estate - Southaven Homes for Sale
The town of Southaven, although located in Mississippi, is actually a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. It has a population of just fewer than 50,000, which has nearly tripled in the last two decades, making it one of the largest and fastest growing cities in the state. Southaven is located in Desoto county, and other than Memphis, nearby cities include Hernando, Mississippi, Olive Branch, Mississippi, and Horn Lake, Mississippi.
Like most of the south, the weather in Southaven is relatively warm, humid and sub-tropical. Temperatures range from an average of 40 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter to 82 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer. There is an average yearly rainfall of nearly 55 inches, making it a great place to start a garden or just enjoy the lush green natural vegetation. There are always plenty of Southaven homes for sale, so newly arriving citizens will have a lot of options to choose from.
Southaven is a pleasant community with friendly people and plenty of interesting and fun things to do. There are many neighborhood parks with places for picnics and barbecues as well as places to fish, hike, camp, or just relax. The town also offers a rich and thriving educational system, with ten different public schools and three private schools for parents to choose from. The town has its own community college, known as North West Community College which provides classes from Ole Miss in Oxford, MS (known as Ole Miss Desoto) and also Delta Technical College, but many other higher education options are available in the greater Memphis area. The cost of living in Southaven is relatively low compared to the rest of Mississippi and other places in the United States. Less than seven percent of the people living in Southaven are considered to be below the poverty line.
The city of Southaven offers plenty of entertainment, such as movie theaters, basketball and hockey games, and theater events. There are a number of delicious and highly rated restaurants in the area, as well as places to shop. The town also has active arts and entertainment program, a bustling main street farmer's market, and a lot of things to see and do in the nearby area, such as Arkabutla Lake, which usually has great sailing conditions as well as plenty of land for hunting rabbit, quail, wild turkey, and deer. The Jerry Lee Lewis ranch, home to the world famous rock and roll singer, is also located nearby. Downtown Memphis is located a mere twenty minute drive away and offers a seemingly endless amount of dining, shopping, and recreational options.
Southaven Real Estate
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