BancorpSouth Arena The BancorpSouth Arena attracts capacity crowds and quality events because of its prime location in the heart of the Mid-South. The Mid-south Market covers all or part of 1,142 counties in 16 states, including major U.S. growth markets of the Sunbelt region and traditional markets of the industrial Midwest. The Mid-south Market encompasses a population of more than 51 million and 76 metropolitan areas, and is expected to continue in its population growth. Tupelo - due to its strategic location and quality transportation network - provides excellent access from major market centers of the South, Southwest, Midwest and East. Two four-lane highways, U.S. 78 and U.S. 45 offer a quick and safe connection between Tennessee, Alabama and Southern Mississippi. The BancorpSouth Arena is also easily accessible to major hotels and restaurants in the Tupelo area. For more information on Radio Demographics, go to the Radio & Records Website, click ratings and choose Tupelo, MS from the "By Alphabetical Order" drop box.