A hometown feeling with big city attractions - welcome to West Memphis, Arkansas, home of Mid-South Community College. Located on the Mississippi River, only 15 minutes away from downtown Memphis, West Memphis is small enough to provide that warm, friendly, hometown atmosphere while offering the luxury of low-cost of living and the convenience of being minutes away from a major metropolitan area.
Whether you enjoy fine dining, auto racing, fishing, theatrical presentations, golfing, hunting, greyhound racing, or games of skill, you can find them all within minutes of West Memphis.
Memphis, our neighbor to the east, offers an authentic and vibrant destination, headlined by music and full of one-and-only, nowhere-else experiences: Blues music, Elvis Presley’s Graceland, Sun Studio, performing arts, alternative rock music, an ornamental metal museum, Beale Street, pandas plus the new polar bear exhibit at the Memphis Zoo - Northwest Passage, heritage tours, Mississippi River views, mouth-watering barbecue, jazz, lively festivals, intriguing galleries and museums, Southern Soul food, and a history that fascinates.
For more information on the community and region, visit www.wmcoc.com and/or www.memphistravel.com/ .