Amid population growth surge, Southaven preps to redistrict wards

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 10, 2024 6:37 PM CT | Published: June 10, 2024 6:37 PM CT

From 2010 to 2020, the DeSoto County city’s population grew from less than 49,000 residents to almost 55,000. In 2000, Southaven’s population was around 29,000. 


North Mississippi DeSoto County Southaven Southaven Board of Aldermen Mayor Darren Musselwhite Subscriber Only

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Rob Moore

Rob Moore

Rob Moore covers North Mississippi for The Daily Memphian. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English from The University of Memphis.

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