Introduction to Grenada, Mississippi
Grenada, Mississippi, in Grenada county, is 96 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee. There are an estimated 14,879 people in the city.
The city of Grenada was incorporated in 1836. It was the largest town in Grenada County, which was formed by merging the four counties of Carroll, Tallahatchie, Choctaw and Yalobusha. It is believed that the name Grenada was a misspelling of the Spanish city, Granada. However, some also believe that the name came from the Indian word for marriage.
Grenada and nearby Attractions
- Grenada Plaza Shopping Center
- Butler Hill Park
- History Museum
- Williams Amusement
- Hugh White State Park
- The Dogwoods Golf Course
Things To Do In Grenada
Grenada Plaza Shopping Center is the ideal place to shop and have fun. Butler Hill Park, Hugh White State Park and Bledsoe Park come with various recreational facilities. The History Museum and the Coca-Cola Museum are notable sites to visit from Grenada. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Dogwoods Golf Course. Each year, the Grenada Lake Fiddlin' with the Frogs Blue Grass Festival and the Downtown Jubilee are hosted by the city.
Memphis International is the nearest major airport.
Grenada Higher Education
Facilities for higher education are available from Mississippi Valley State University, the University of Mississippi, Mississippi Delta Community College and Holmes Community College.