2404 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-3265
Fax: (202) 225-5663
Tennessee’s 9th Congressional District is entirely contained within Shelby County and includes the city of Memphis and portions of Collierville and Germantown.
In the southwest corner of Tennessee, Memphis is located on the banks of the Mississippi river and borders both Arkansas and Mississippi. Memphis is steeped in its rich Delta past, but has transformed itself into a 21st Century city and America's distribution center.
The largest city in Tennessee, and among the largest metropolitan areas in the South, Memphis is a bustling hub for both entertainment and business. Memphis is home to The MED, the regional trauma center for Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi, and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which conducts world-class cancer research and treatment. Home to FedEx, AutoZone, International Paper and several other Fortune 500 companies, Memphis is consistently ranked among the best places to conduct business. A center for higher education and research, the Ninth District boasts the University of Memphis, the University of Tennessee-Health Science Center, LeMoyne-Owen College, Rhodes College and Christian Brothers University. Due to its central location in the United States and its many business interests, Memphis’ International Airport handles more cargo than any other airport in the world.
11 percent 65 years old and older
60 percent black or African American
33.5 percent white
3 percent Latino or Hispanic
2 percent Asian
1.5 percent Native American or Pacific Islander
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