Maps & Directions

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6th Annual International Conference on the Blues • October 4, 2019


Maps & Directions

Location:
Delta State University is located on Highway 8 West in Cleveland, Mississippi. From the intersection of Highways 61 and 8 in Cleveland, travel west on Highway 8 approximately 1 mile to the campus entrance.

Cleveland, Mississippi is located approximately two hours from Memphis, TN and Jackson, MS.

Delta State University Campus Map

Airports:

  • Memphis, Tennessee (110 miles north of Cleveland)

  • Jackson, Mississippi (130 miles southeast of Cleveland)

  • Greenville, MS (40 miles southwest of Cleveland; small regional commercial airport with limited service)

Ground Transportation: 

There is no public transportation in Cleveland, although a taxi service and Uber are available. Guests arriving by commercial flights into Memphis (MEM), Jackson (JAN), or Greenville (GLH) may wish to utilize rental car services. We are happy to put presenters in touch with each other for ridesharing purposes.

Directions from Memphis:
Take U.S. 61 south to Cleveland (about 110 miles). Once in Cleveland, turn right on to MS. Hwy 8 and proceed through the business district. Go through the 4th traffic signal (intersection of 8 and Fifth Avenue) and the main entrance to the campus is on the left.

Directions from Jackson:
Take U.S. 49 north to Yazoo City.  In Yazoo City, follow Hwy 49 toward Greenwood.  Remain on 49 to Indianola (about 65-70 miles).  Turn left on U.S. 82 East (4-way stop). Proceed about ¾ mile MS Hwy 448. Turn right on to 448 and proceed 15 miles to Shaw.  Turn right on US Hwy 61 North into Cleveland.  (10.8 miles).  Turn Left onto Hwy 8 West.  Campus will be on the left.

Directions from Vicksburg:
Take U.S. 61 north into Cleveland (110 miles) to the intersection of Hwy 8 in Cleveland. Turn Left onto Hwy 8 West.  Campus will be on the left.

Interstate 55 from Jackson and Louisiana:
Take I-55 north to Grenada and take Exit 206 (Miss. Hwys 7-8). Turn to left onto MS Hwy 8 West.  Hwy 8 bears right in Holcomb. Remain on Hwy 8 into Cleveland.  Campus will be on the left.