Memphis in the News

Memphis is a spectacular city with a rich history. Here are just a few of the things that make Memphis unique:

No more long commutes to work!

Memphis is a great place to have fun!

Memphis is a great place to work!

Memphis is an affordable city!

  • Tennessee has no state income tax.
  • The cost of living in Memphis is consistently 12% lower than the national average according to the quarterly ACCRA cost of living index.
  • MoneyCrashers ranked Memphis the #1 most affordable city in the United States!

Did you know?

​These movies were filmed right here in Memphis:

  • Cast Away (2000)
  • Hustle & Flow (2005)
  • The Client (1994)
  • Walk the Line (2005)
  • 21 Grams (2003)
  • The Firm (1993)
  • Great Balls of Fire (1989)
  • Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
  • The People vs Larry Flint (1996)
  • The Rainmaker (1997)
  • Mystery Train (1989)
  • Nothing but the Truth (2008)

Looking for a good book? Try these books set in Memphis.

We love the feeling of acceptance and kindness we have found in Jewish Memphis - there is so much to do and explore in this diverse city!


Jeff and Abbey Cowens