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Overview

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.

Millington History

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.

Millington Transportation

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.

People

Total Population 11,113
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 5,111
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 43.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,848
% Above Poverty Level 80.5%
% Below Poverty Level 19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.9%
Median Gross Rent $801
Median House Value $111,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.2%
US/American 0%
English 10%
Irish 9.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Millington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles NE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Shelby
Metro Area Memphis
Standard Zip Codes 38053
P.O. Box Zip Codes 38054, 38083
Company Zip Codes 38055
Phone Area Codes 901
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.341
Longitude -89.897

Millington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MEMPHIS WSFO
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
Station KEISER
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.5 inches
Station RIPLEY
Distance 34.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 45 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Millington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Barretville (38053)

Cloverdale (38053)

Cuba (38053)

Dixonville (38053)

East Acres (38053)

Kerrville (38053)

Locke (38053)

Lucy (38053)

Quito (38053)

Rosemark (38053)

Wilkinsville (38053)

Woodstock (38053)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 11,635 $95,885
Atoka 8,845 $84,586
Bartlett 58,107 $89,096
Gilt Edge 535 $48,000
Lakeland 12,556 $113,594
Munford 6,044 $62,981

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Millington High Schools

MILLINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
8057 WILKINSVILLE RD
901-873-8100
A Title I School.
Serves 1,514 students.

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