Bartlett is well-kept town in the heart of Shelby County. Its numerous families and quality public schools make it a great place to raise a family.
- Population: 42,500
- Median Age: 36.6 years
- Median Household Income: $66,369
- Average Home Value: $133,100
Bartlett is located northeast of Memphis in the center of Shelby County. The city limits extend east to Lakeland, north to Pleasant Ridge Road, and northwest to Singleton Parkway.
Bartlett is governed by a Mayor and Aldermen system of government.
Public schools in Bartlett are in the Shelby County School System. These schools include Altruria Elementary, Bartlett Elementary, Bon Lin Elementary, Ellendale Elementary, Kate Bond Elementary, Oak Elementary, Rivercrest Elementary, Appling Middle School, Elmore Park Middle School, Shadowlawn Middle School, Bartlett High School, and Bolton High School.
Places of Interest:
- Side Porch Steak House
5689 Stage Road
Bartlett's oldest steakhouse, consistently voted best steak restaurant in town.
- Gotten House
2969 Court Street
Home of the Bartlett Historical Society and Museum.
- Freeman Park
2629 Bartlett Boulevard
100 acre park in the heart of Bartlett with tennis courts, ball fields, playground, and walking track.
Originally called Union Depot, the city was incorporated in 1866 and renamed after Major Gabriel M. Bartlett, a planter whose home was located at the present location of Bartlett Station Plaza. In 1866, Bartlett had a population of 100. Since then, the town has experienced steady growth and development, even into the new millenium.