Millington is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 10,176. Millington is the home of the Memphis Motorsports Park. It 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 down-sized in 1993.
There is also now a civilian general aviation airport for jets and propeller-driven airplanes at the site. 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. Millington is close to the Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park, Fort Pillow State Park, and the Mississippi River.
Millington is served by Shelby County Schools, including Millington Central High School. The two public middle schools in the Millington area are Millington Middle School and Woodstock Middle School. Millington is also served by four private schools including Faith Heritage Christian Academy, Tipton-Rosemark Academy, and Lighthouse Christian Academy.