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Tunica
Tunica County, Mississippi

ZipCodes
38676

Motto
"The South's Casino Capital"



Page Contents for Tunica, Mississippi

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Mississippi state capital is Jackson.
The population of Tunica is approximately 1,200 1999, 1030 2010.
The approximate number of families is 518 1990, 501 2010.
The amount of land area in Tunica is 1.846 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Tunica to Washington DC is 832 miles.
The distance to the Mississippi state capital is 163 miles. (as the crow flies)
Tunica is positioned 34.68 degrees north of the equator and 90.38 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in northwest Mississippi near the Arkansas and Tennessee borders. Here is a map page for the area.

Tunica is just 36 miles from Memphis, Tennessee, and 204 miles from Jackson, Mississippi.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for the area.

The county was established in 1836, but its history goes much further back than that. The early residents were Native Americans who cleared the heavily forested land and built Indian Mounds In 1885, the county seat was moved to Tunica where it remains today.

In 1992, the county's first casino, Splash, opened to record crowds and ushered in the community's highly successful resort and tourism trade, leading up to the year 2000, when the county has become the nation's third largest gaming destination, trailing only Las Vegas and Atlantic City.
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Attractions

Tunica, Mississippi has ten world-class casinos, over 6,000 all-new hotel rooms and 40 great new restaurants.

The Tunica County Museum

Golfing in the area.

Casinos in the area.

Tunica Lake

River Front Park located in nearby Robinsonville. This park has 168 acres with an observation deck with great views built to observe wildlife, barges and the Mighty Mississippi River. Many facilities will be available.

Historic Downtown Tunica

The Tunica Trolley

Learn more about Tunica at this website that provides complete information on Tunica events, attractions, festivals, accommodations, visitor travel, meetings, convention services and more!
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Tunica City Government

Town Clerk
909 River Road
Tunica, Mississippi 38676
Phone: 601-363-2432


Tunica Municipal Airport
Present airport has a 2400 foot asphalt runway. The airport is located on Beatline Road, approximately one mile east of Highway 61 in the Town of Tunica. The airport will be approximately 12 miles south of Robinsonville the main casino area.



COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Tunica County Administration
5130 Old Moonlanding Road,br. Tunica, Mississippi 38676-9643
Phone: 601-363-1465

Tunica Chamber

Tunica County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1888
Tunica, Mississippi 38676
Phone: 662 363-2865
Fax: 662 357-0378
Email: info@tunicachamber.com

Tunica Organizations

Tunica County Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1888
Tunica, Mississippi 38676
Phone: 662 363-2865
Fax: 662 357-0378
Email: info@tunicachamber.com

Tunica Libraries

Robert C Irwin Library
1285 Kenny Hill Dr
Tunica, MS 38676-9501
Phone: 601-363-2162

Tunica Schools

Tunica School District
6129 Fox Island Road
Tunica, Mississippi 38676
Phone: 601-363-2811


Education in the area for all levels. Tunica

Miscellany

The population of Tunica was:
1990 - 1,171
1994 - 1,173
1998 - 1,015
1999 - 1,200
2010 - 1,436 projection

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