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Tupelo
Tupelo
Mississippi
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Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi, United States. The seventh-largest city in the state, it is situated in Northeast Mississippi, between Memphis, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama. It is accessed by Interstate 22. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,546, with the surrounding counties of Lee, Pontotoc and Itawamba supporting a population of 139,671 Tupelo was the first city to gain an electrical power grid under President Franklin D. Roosevelt's program of the Tennessee Valley Authority construction of facilities during the Great Depression. The city is also the birthplace of singer Elvis Presley.

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It's a nice to stay but it doesn't have anything for teenagers to do
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People are open, and friendly
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They have transit buses to help peoples
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I haven't lived here long enough to give a complete opinion, but I was able to find employment here.
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Tupelo is a great place for age friendly retirement. It has a "at home" friendly feeling

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How did Mississippi earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Mississippi has a state sales tax of 7.00%. Of particular interest is that Mississippi does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Mississippi has an effective property tax rate of 0.80%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Mississippi earned its state tax grade of A.

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