Located in the geographic center of Shelby County adjacent to Memphis, Bartlett is an award winning community recognized by CNN, Money Magazine, Sports Illustrated and others as one of the best places in the USA to live, work and play. It is also a great place to raise a family. There is easy access to and from Interstates 40 & 240, and U.S. Highways 64, 70, and 79. Enhancing the quality of life are the Bartlett City Schools, five private schools, nine day care centers, numerous church denominations and the region’s premier shopping district. The City of Bartlett maintains Singleton Community Center, Bartlett Recreation & Fitness Center, Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center, Bartlett Senior Citizens Center, and twenty-four city parks. Also within the area is one of the largest municipal parks in the nation – Shelby Farms, with over 4,000 acres of recreational opportunities.
The Bartlett / Mid-South area is also an ideal location for people who enjoy all types of sports, the great outdoors and cultural activities. The combination of the region’s nature, history and culture create an abundant source of activities for everyone in the family. From duck hunting and trout fishing to opera and Broadway plays, excitement awaits life long residents, newcomers, and the weekend visitor.
With more than 250,000 people residing in Bartlett and Northeast Shelby County, area business owners, professionals, parents and neighbors make up a community rich with recreation, economic activity and civic opportunities.