Port of Memphis, Tennesse

On the Mighty Mississippi River:

Upstream: St.-Louis: - Ohio river: Cincinnati, Cleveland. - Kansas river:  Minneapolis.

Downstream: New Orleans

Memphis was founded in 1819 and grew as river traffic increased. Memphis became one of the nation's busiest ports and was incorporated in 1849.

Today Memphis is a major transportation hub, with a busy river port, many railroad and highway connections, and an international airport.


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