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Millington is a city in Shelby County, in the Memphis metro area.

One tradition says the community was named for local mills operating on area streams. Another theory claims Millington was named for George Millington, who donated his land to to the town.

The latitude of Millington is 35.341N. The longitude is -89.897W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 262 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,229.


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Median household income
Local
$39,120
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Millington demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 84. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • International Goat Days - Sept. 7-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Millington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Millington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shelby County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Memphis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38053 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Millington residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Millington ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Millington was $17,348, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Millington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Millington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $403.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.


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Libraries in Millington include Millington Branch Library ... View libraries

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Shelby County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Millington political report.

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The average commute time for Millington workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Millington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Millington include Admiralty of Plantation Oaks, Best Western, Magnolia Suites & Inn, Super 8.

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