Bartlett is located in the southwest corner of Tennessee in Shelby County. It is only minutes away from Memphis and Memphis International Airport. It has  has been designated a 3-star community by the governors of Tennessee since 1985.


The community from which the city of Bartlett grew was first called Union Depot and Green Bottom. It was the last major way station in Tennessee along the stagecoach route from Nashville westward and came into being about 1830. When the Memphis & Ohio Railroad took the place of the stages, Bartlett continued as a depot. This was a farming community, with major plantations along Stage Road.

Per 2010 census:
Population: 55,945
Median household income: $66,369