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Overview

Introduction to Senatobia, Mississippi

Senatobia, Mississippi, in Tate county, is located 37 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee.

Senatobia History

In 1834, James Peters bought land from the Chickasaw Nation. This land became the town of Senatobia, which was so named by Charles Meriwether. The word Senatobia means "white sycamore." Senatobia became a railroad station with the emergence of the Tennessee and Mississippi Railroad. The railroad influenced growth in Senatobia.

Senatobia and nearby Attractions

  • Senatobia Plaza Shopping Center
  • Graceland
  • John W. Kyle State Park
  • Saint Gregory’s Catholic Church

Things To Do In Senatobia

Tourists can visit the John W. Kyle State Park and the Wall Doxey State Park for various types of recreation they offer. The Senatobia Plaza Shopping Center as well as the East Side Shopping Center are perfect places to shop at. The Cromecraft Lake is the ideal place for nature lovers. Elvis Presley fans should visit the historical site Graceland, which was the former home of the famous singer. Saint Gregory’s Catholic Church, Church of Christ and Senatobia Christian Church are also worth taking a look around.

Senatobia Transportation

Travelers can board a flight from the Memphis International Airport.

Senatobia Higher Education

Northwest Mississippi Community College is located in Senatobia. Other higher education institutes nearby include University of Mississippi Main Campus, Southwest Tennessee Community College-Macon Campus, and University of Memphis.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,969
Male Share of the Population52.6%
Female Share of the Population47.4%
Senior Citizens15.1%
Employed Population 16+2,979
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married35.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.2%
Median Earnings25+$30,489
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,731
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,887

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,063
% Above Poverty Level82.7%
% Below Poverty Level17.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.2%
Median Gross Rent$668
Median House Value$131,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)49.5%
English9.2%
Irish6.6%
German5.7%
French Except Basque3.4%
Italian1.9%
Scottish1.7%
Polish0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Dutch0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Norwegian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Senatobia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tate County
Standard Zip Codes38668
Phone Area Codes662
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.61
Approximate Longitude-89.97

Senatobia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHERNANDO 5 S
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp28 to 48 F
Apr Temp50 to 72 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip55 inches
StationINDEPENDENCE 1 W
Distance10.4 miles
Jan Temp29 to 48 F
Apr Temp48 to 72 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches
StationBATESVILLE 2 SW
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp29 to 50 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp48 to 76 F
Annual Precip55.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Coldwater1,501$41,694
Como1,386$34,571
Crenshaw791$40,000
Hernando15,227$86,397
Sardis2,047$40,536
Sledge501$34,643

Senatobia Hospitals

North Oak Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
401 Getwell Drive
(662) 562-3100

Senatobia Public Schools

Sen./tate Co. Optional Learning Cen
403 West Gilmore
ZIP: 38668
(662) 568-5193
Other
Senatobia Elementary School
403 West Gilmore Street
ZIP: 38668
(662) 562-9613
Primary
Total Enrollment 456
Senatobia Jr Sr High School
221 Warrior Drive
ZIP: 38668
(662) 562-4230
High
Total Enrollment 766
Senatobia Middle School
301 Marvin Street
ZIP: 38668
(662) 562-4420
Primary
Total Enrollment 573

Senatobia Private Schools

Magnolia Heights School
1 Chiefs Dr
ZIP: 38668
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 540
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