Southaven is a city in northwestern Mississippi. It is a suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. It is in DeSoto County. The city is near the Arkansas and Tennessee state borders. There were around 53,216 people living in Southaven, according to 2016 reports.
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Location of Southaven in Mississippi
|Incorporated||April 15, 1980|
|Founded by||Kemmons Wilson|
|• Mayor||Darren Musselwhite (R)|
|• Total||41.5 sq mi (107.6 km2)|
|• Land||41.2 sq mi (106.8 km2)|
|• Water||0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|Elevation||308 ft (94 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,200/sq mi (460/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0690592|
The city was incorporated on April 15, 1980.
- Smith, Carl (4 June 2013). "State Dems, GOP eye key mayoral races". The Commercial Dispatch. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
Southaven's mayor, independent Greg Davis, seeks a fifth term as he runs against Republican Darren Musselwhite and Democrat Coria Williams.
- "Mayor's Office". City of Southhaven, MS. Retrieved 3 February 2016.