Booneville /ˈbuːnvɪl/ is the county seat of Prentiss County, Mississippi. Booneville was incorporated in 1861 and named after R.H. Boone, a relative of Daniel Boone. The population was 8,743 at the 2010 census. It is one of 21 certified Mississippi retirement cities.
Tupelo, Mississippi, the early home of the King of Rock and Roll, is a city dedicated to the legend of Elvis Presley. Visit the Elvis Birthplace Museum and see the very house where Elvis was born or the church where he first sang gospel. Every year, the town hosts the Elvis Presley Festival, with live music, a parade, and a tribute artist competition. For visitors uninterested in blue suede shoes, the city offers up the Tupelo Automobile Museum, featuring over 100 antique and classic cars.
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