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<i>((INSERT A SHORT HISTORY OF YOUR CITY [iSouth Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee South Memphis, one of the oldest portions of Memphis, Tennessee, is a community stretching from Midtown and Downtown to the Mississippi state line.eIn its early days, it was primarily an agrarian community. South Memphis has many well-known neighborhoods including Whitehaven, Lauderdale Sub, Longview, Riverside, Lakeview Gardens, Prospect Park, Dukestown, Gaslight Square, Wilbert Heights, Alcy, Mallory Heights, Dixie Heights, Warren Park, Barton Heights, Elliston Heights, Handy Holiday, Chickasaw Village, Pine Hill, Indian Hills, Bunker Hill, Westwood, Boxtown, West Junction, Walker Homes, Coro Lake, Nehemiah, and French Fort. Many of these neighborhoods are considered home to many famous Hip Hop/R&B singers and rappers from old to new. Many locations in South Memphis are also considered a hotbed for crime and violence due to the high amount of gang influence and poverty level of the area. But South Memphis is known for its plentiful houses of worship including Mt Vernon Baptist Church Westwood, St Andrew AME Church, Washington Chapel CME Church, East Trigg Baptist Church, White's Chapel AME Church, Union Valley Baptist Church, Enon Springs Baptist Church, Warner Temple AME Zion Church, Unity Baptist Church, Ford's Chapel AME Zion Church, St. Augustine Catholic Church, and Monumental Baptist Church just naming a few important events]))</i>.