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The historic Chickasaw and Choctaw, both Muskogean-speaking peoples of the Southeast, occupied this area long before European encounter.
French and British colonists traded with these indigenous peoples and tried to make alliances with them.
In the early years of settlement, European-Americans named this town Gum Pond, supposedly due to its numerous tupelo trees, known locally as blackgum.
The city still hosts the annual Gumtree Arts Festival.
Day-to-day temperature variations are far less in the consistently hot and humid summer months.
July and August high temperatures average near 90 °F or 32.2 °C, with low temperatures near 70 °F or 21.1 °C, with consistently high humidity and occasional thunderstorms, decreasing in frequency and intensity after June.
In the early 19th century, after years of trading and encroachment by European-American settlers from the United States, conflicts increased as the US settlers tried to gain land from these nations.
In 1830 Congress passed the Indian Removal Act and authorized the relocation of all the Southeast Native Americans west of the Mississippi River, which was completed by the end of the 1830s.
The seventh-largest city in the state, it is situated in Northeast Mississippi, between Memphis, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama. 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.
In 1935, President Franklin Roosevelt visited this "First TVA City".
In 2007, the nearby village of Blue Springs was selected as the site for Toyota's eleventh automobile manufacturing plant in the United States.
Roosevelt's program of the Tennessee Valley Authority construction of facilities during the Great Depression.
Indigenous peoples lived in the area for thousands of years.Because the white newspapers did not publish news about blacks until the 1940s and 1950s, historians have had difficulty learning the fates of blacks injured in the tornado. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 51.4 square miles (133 km) (0.62%) is water.