At Sowell Realtors, we make it our business to know Memphis. Whether you are a lifelong Memphian or new to the area, these links can help you navigate the city with greater ease and enjoyment.
From the sideburns and jumpsuits adorning the faithful Elvis followers to the haunting Delta blues pouring from Beale Street Bars, there’s always been a lot to experience around Memphis. Whether you’re into ballet or baseball, we hope you'll use the following links to guide you to the best of Memphis art, culture, sights, and attractions.
The growing Memphis sports scene now boasts both the Memphis Grizzlies NBA franchise and the AAA affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, the Memphis Redbirds, in their downtown homes. Use the following links to follow your favorite professional and collegiate teams throughout Memphis and the Mid-South.
Memphis’ central location and designation as “America’s Distribution Capital” have helped it build a substantial business base. Below you'll find the top ten private and public companies ranked by the Sept. 27 - Oct. 3 Memphis Business Journal. Rankings are based on the number of local full-time employees.
Colleges and Universities
Educational institutions providing both four and two-year degrees are located in Memphis and the Mid-South, offering curricula to prepare students for career opportunities in virtually every area of business, medicine, and the arts.
The Memphis Public Schools are sectioned into separate city and county school systems. The following links list the schools in both systems.
Memphis City Schools
Shelby County Schools
Some of the finest private schools in the nation are located in Memphis, which offers numerous optional school programs for parents who wish to enroll their children in private schools. Both non-denominational and religious schools are abundant, with programs focused on education, athletics, and the arts.
Memphis is a regional leader in healthcare as well as a burgeoning hotbed for biomedical research. Home to the world’s premier pediatric cancer research hospital, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis provides an excellent choice of healthcare facilities and services for all medical needs.
Baptist Online Magazine
UT Medical Group, Inc
Saint Francis Hospital
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center
Specialty Medical Centers
Gastroenterology Center of the Midsouth, P.C.
UT Cancer Institute
Memphis Center for Reproductive Health
Home to the International Barbecue Championship each spring, Memphis is a Mecca for barbecue lovers everywhere. Memphis’ diverse population has also produced a number of restaurants featuring regional cuisine from around the globe to complement its share of barbecue, catfish, and “meat and three” establishments.
Memphis Restaurant Association
Memphis Mojo Restaurant Listings
Everything from Telephone to Tree Service can be found conveniently online through the following links.
The adjacent communities of Northern Mississippi and Eastern Arkansas are each less than a 30-minute drive from the heart of downtown. As Memphis continues to grow, so do these surrounding communities, providing residential neighborhoods, schools and shopping for many Memphians.
Community Blogs and Online Community Resources
There are a number of great websites, blogs, and online communities where you can get the inside scoop on everything from restaurants and nightspots to information about local neighborhoods and special events.
All the news that’s fit to print in the Mid-South can be found in the pages of the following publications, magazines, and web sites.