Introduction to Millington, Tennessee
Millington, Tennessee, in Shelby county, is 15 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee. The city is part of the Memphis metropolitan statistical area. About 10,433 people live in Millington.
The community of Millington started in 1878 when a local mill owner donated a part of his plantation for settlement. The city was named in the honor of George Millington, the plantation owner. The city was once home to famous pop singer, Justin Timberlake.
Millington and nearby Attractions
- Meeman Shelby Forest State Park
- Orgill Park Golf Course
- Memphis Motorsport Park
- Memphis Brooks Museum of Arts
- Pink Palace Museum
- Jay Etkin Gallery
Things To Do In Millington
Millington has a number of places which provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. One can enjoy a visit to the Meeman - Shelby Forest State Park or the Memphis Motorsport Park for family outings. The local museums provide absorbing insights into the history of this area. Orgill Park Golf Course provides excellent facilities for golf enthusiasts. In addition, the city hosts the International Goat Days every year.
Flights are available from Memphis International Airport.
Millington Higher Education
Facilities for higher education are available from the University of Memphis, Southwest Tennessee Community College-Union Campus, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and the University of Mississippi.