In DeSoto County there is a remarkable city known as Southaven, Mississippi. Southaven is a splendid suburb of Memphis, Tennessee, and a great option for homebuyers wanting to enjoy all that Memphis has to offer without actually living in amidst the city’s hustle and bustle. Southaven is located south of the Memphis neighborhood of Whitehaven and is traversed by Interstate 55 which cuts through the city running north to south.
As a principal city in the Memphis Metropolitan Area, Southaven is home to approximately 49,000 and is the third largest city in the state. This wonderful city got its start as a village originally developed by Memphis home builder Kemmons Wilson. Southaven was incorporated in 1980 and has been one of the fastest growing cities in the southeast. Residents of Southaven enjoy a peaceful existence, while still having quick and convenient access to the excitement of the city. The Memphis International Airport is only two miles north of the city limits and Southaven has great shopping and dining options at places such as the Southaven Towne Center and the Tanger Outlets Southaven.
Composed of 41.5 square miles, Southaven is only fourteen miles south of Downtown Memphis. This family friendly community is a great place to buy a home and students here are served by the wonderful DeSoto County School District. Schools operated by the district include: Southaven High, Southaven Intermediate, Southaven Middle, DeSoto Central High, DeSoto Central Middle, Greenbrook Elementary, Southaven Elementary, Hope Sullivan Elementary, and DeSoto Central Elementary schools. For those looking to relocate in this splendid community, there are delightful and diverse real estate options in a very broad price range. Single family homes in Southaven, Mississippi, typically range from around $59,000 to $2.5 million, depending upon the home’s age, size, architectural style and location. For those that would rather build a home, there are beautiful lots of varying sizes available in Southaven. You can purchase a 4.5 acre plot of vacant land for as little as $29,000, or if you are looking for something larger, it isn’t hard to find 30 acres, but expect to pay around $2.2 million.
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