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Midtown is one of Memphis’s most trendy and culturally diverse areas, packed with locally owned restaurants, coffee houses, shops and bars. The housing in midtown is as diverse as its residents and grand turn-of-the-century homes share blocks with smaller bungalows and apartment buildings.

Midtown is known for its thriving local independent music scene. Almost every night, music fans pack the HiTone, Murphy’s, and the Young Avenue Deli to hear both local and nationally touring acts. Midtown’s Cooper-Young neighborhood features some of Memphis’s most popular restaurants as well as independent book, record and vintage clothing stores.

Residents enjoy running and biking on trails at Overton Park and visiting the Memphis Zoo , Brooks Museum of Art , Pink Palace Museum and Memphis Children’s Museum . The University of Memphis Tigers play football at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium and Memphis Roller Derby the calls the Midsouth Fairgounds home.

Location: 10 minutes east of downtown Memphis

Origin of Name: Memphis was named after Memphis, Egypt.

Zip Codes: 38104, 38111, 38112

Incorporation Date: 1826

Type of Government: Memphis City Government, Mayor A C Wharton

Average Annual Temperature: 62 degrees

Average Annual Rainfall: 54 inches

Elevation: 262 feet above sea level

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