Cities in Shelby County, Tennessee by Population (2024)

There are 16 cities in Shelby County, Tennessee.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Memphis1Tennessee610,944631,168-0.82%2,063296.20
Bartlett2Tennessee55,83757,759-0.85%1,72932.30
Collierville3Tennessee51,77751,4110.18%1,41136.70
Germantown4Tennessee40,29841,334-0.64%2,01619.99
Arlington5Tennessee14,24314,549-0.53%59823.80
Lakeland6Tennessee13,62213,922-0.55%57923.51
Oakland7Tennessee11,0299,0274.76%1,05410.47
Atoka8Tennessee10,87010,0581.9%89612.13
Millington9Tennessee10,31210,572-0.63%46022.41
Covington10Tennessee8,5388,656-0.34%74711.44
Munford11Tennessee6,8966,3182.15%7289.48
Piperton12Tennessee2,9112,3035.51%10727.20
Brighton13Tennessee2,8792,883-0.03%9483.04
Rossville14Tennessee1,1941,0543.02%2195.45
Gallaway15Tennessee5365300.38%935.79
Gilt Edge16Tennessee4764760%1762.71

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Shelby County, Tennessee?

Memphis is the largest city in Shelby County.

What is the smallest city in Shelby County, Tennessee?

Gilt Edge is the smallest city in Shelby County.

How many cities are in Shelby County?

There are 16 cities in Shelby County, Tennessee.

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