Olive Branch is a city located in the Memphis metropolitan area, which is part of Mississippi, United States.
Olive Branch is good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near the airport (Olive Branch Airport) or the railway line. Parks are distributed sporadically, resulting in them being very hard to reach from the majority of locations within this city. Still, there are a few public green spaces nearby for residents to visit, such as Olive Branch Community Park.
The average year of construction for buildings in Olive Branch is 1999. The housing stock of this city is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. Home owners occupy about 80% of the dwellings in Olive Branch whereas the remainder are rented. This part of the Memphis metropolitan area is primarily composed of four or more bedroom and three bedroom homes.
A fraction of home buyers in Olive Branch may have the option to do grocery shopping on foot in one of about 20 stores, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also over 100 restaurants in this part of the Memphis metropolitan area. With respect to education, there are only a very small number of high schools and primary schools in Olive Branch and accordingly they can be a very long walk away. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Olive Branch is an extraordinarily good part of the Memphis metropolitan area for getting around by car. Parking is quite easy. On the other hand, this part of the Memphis metropolitan area is not very conducive to walking as meeting daily needs is difficult on foot.