Millington is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 10,176. Millington was granted the title "Flag City Tennessee" by the Tennessee State Legislature. The Naval Support Activity Mid-South is located at the former Memphis Naval Air Station, which was changed functions from a training base to an administrative one in 1993. There is also a general aviation airport that features the third longest runway in Tennessee.
Millington is at 35°20′12″N 89°54′8″W (35.336566, −89.902132).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.6 square miles (40 km2), of which 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 0.13%, is water.
The city is located in the Memphis Metropolitan Area, about 9 miles (14 km) north of Memphis. The metropolitan area OF MEMPHIS has a population of approximately 1.2 million people. Millington is close to the Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park, Fort Pillow State Park, and the Mississippi River.
The book Millington, the First Hundred Years by Faye Ellis Osteen (compiled of many stories that can not be proven fact or fictions, relies on individual witnesses and stories handed down by local families) and published by the Millington Centennial Committee outlines the history of Millington from its beginnings to the present.