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Tunica

Tunica County,

Mississippi

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"The South's Casino Capital"


The Mississippi state capital is Jackson.


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Zip Codes

38676

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Statistics & Facts

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.

Tunica miscellany.

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Location

Tunica 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

Tunica history:

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 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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