Tornado Shelters in Memphis, TN at Giacosa Place
Tornado Shelters in Memphis, TN
Telephone: (901) 244-3634 Hours: Mon-Sat: 6:00am – 9:00pm Sun: 8:00am – 7:00pm
About Memphis, Tennessee
The Shelby County School System operates more than 200 elementary, middle, and high schools. The Memphis area is also home to many private, college-prep schools. The city’s central geographic location has been strategic to its business development. Located on the Mississippi River and intersected by five major freight railroads and two Interstate Highways, I-40 and I-55, Memphis is ideally located for commerce in the transportation and shipping industry. As of 2014, Memphis was the home of nine Fortune 500 companies. Many musicians, including Aretha Franklin, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Booker T. & the M.G.’s, Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Shawn Lane, Sam & Dave and B.B. King, got their start in Memphis in the 1950s and 1960s. The University of Memphis college basketball team, the Memphis Tigers, has a strong following in the city due to a history of competitive success. The cost of living in Memphis is consistently at least 12% lower than the national average according to the quarterly ACCRA cost of living index.Memphis, Tennessee is located in Shelby County, is on the fourth Chickasaw Bluff, south of the confluence of the Wolf and Mississippi rivers, and has a total estimated population of 653,500 people, making it the largest city in the state of Tennessee, the largest city on the Mississippi River, the third largest in the greater Southeastern United States, and the 23rd largest in the United States. The city has experienced 131 tornadoes since 1950. Memphis is at moderate risk for tornado activity, with an average of 2 tornadoes per year, typically resulting in 1 fatality.
Tornado Shelters in Memphis, TN available at The Home Depot
8010 Giacosa Place Suite B
Memphis, TN, 38133