Gleason is a town in Weakley County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 1,445 at the 2010 census. The city also holds the annual Tater Town Parade and festival in the fall, and the Hometown Christmas event. The Ladies High School basketball team, the Lady Bulldogs, won the State Championship in 1992, 1999 and 2007.
Gleason is a generally conservative town with conservative values, but other than political opinions few things are important to residents: girls' basketball, Dollar General, and fund raisers. Throughout the year, several fund raisers are held, with notable ones being the football team's annual Coca-Cola fund raiser, the Beta Club's annual Gleason apparel fund raiser, and the softball team's annual Krispy Kreme fund raiser.
Gleason is located at 36°12′56″N 88°36′44″W (36.215641, -88.612114).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,463 people, 599 households, and 431 families residing in the town. The population density was 640.5 people per square mile (247.7/km2). There were 657 housing units at an average density of 287.6 per square mile (111.3/km2).