Cordova, Tennessee is community located East of Memphis. It is also close to the cities of Bartlett and Collierville. A portion of Cordova was annexed by Memphis, Tennessee in the late nineties. The remaining portion is home to over 75,000 residents and 20,000 families. It is also filled with beautiful homes that are affordable for today's homebuyers. Many of the homes are beautifully designed and filled with character. The average home is medium in size with a few bedrooms. However, there are a few luxurious properties as well.
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When Cordova was first established, it operated as a farm hamlet. At that time, there were approximately 150 residents. When Memphis began to grow, Cordova experienced substantial population increases. Today, it is popular for retail shopping, with major centers on Germantown Parkway and at the Wolfchase Galleria. Along with the retail businesses, there are several other corporations in the area. In fact, many of the town's residents work in the area. In addition to the local businesses, Cordova is home to multiple schools. There are two public school districts that offer classes from kindergarten to twelfth grade. Several private schools are also located in Cordova, including Christian, Catholic, and Montessori schools. The Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary is also located in Cordova.
Cordova is known for its historic places. These sites are great attractions for residents and visitors to the area. The Cordova Community Center is an old school in the area that has meeting rooms, a church, and sporting facilities. This building was actually in use during World War I. Another exciting historic attraction is the Cordova Station. This is a one-room train station that used to be available for the St. Louis railroad and the Nashville Chattanooga. It also served as the town's library for several years. Residents and tourists also like to visit the Sangle Cemetery. This cemetery is filled with beautiful 19th century architecture. Along with the cemetery, many people visit the Walter Granville Allen House. This is a Colonial Revival of a 20th century private residence. The home is a great example of the character of the area. This same style and design is seen in many homes and neighborhoods throughout the city. The historic charm and old buildings are appealing to many homebuyers. In addition, people love the quiet and relaxing lifestyle that is common among residents. Cordova is a great place for families, retirees, and individuals.