Introduction to Bartlett, Tennessee
Bartlett, Tennessee is 10 miles E of Memphis, Tennessee. It is in Shelby County. The city is part of the Memphis metro area. The population of Bartlett is 40,543.
The city of Bartlett is in Shelby County. The area from which Bartlett grew was first known as Union Depot and Green Bottom. Originally, the area was primarily a farming community. The city was officially incorporated in 1866. In the same year, the name of the city was changed to Bartlett. It was named in honor Major Gabriel M. Bartlett.
Bartlett and nearby Attractions
- Memphis Zoo
- National Civil Rights Museum
- Children’s Museum of Memphis
- Pink Palace Museum
- Fort Pillow State Park
Things To Do In Bartlett
Visitors can plan a day trip to the Memphis Zoo. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Quail Ridge Golf Course. Local churches include the Saint Anne Church, Fullview Church, Curry Memorial Church and the Alliance Bible Church. History buffs may visit museums like the Pink Palave Museum, the Children’s Museum of Memphis and the National Civil Rights Museum.
Memphis International Airport is nearby.
Bartlett Higher Education
Higher education can be pursued at the University of Memphis, Northwest Mississippi Community College and Arkansas State University.