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Welcome to Milan ...

The city of Milan is located in Gibson County.

The location of Milan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Milan has a population of 7,640 people<2> (see below for details).

Milan is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Milan lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Milan is located in the (731) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milan had a population of 7,851 people (or 15.8% of the total population of Gibson County). This makes Milan the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Milan represents 0.12% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,851 people, the population of Milan increased 2.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,664 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Milan had an population of 7,640 people. This is a decrease of 2.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.31% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Milan.

Communities Also Named Milan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Milan - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Milan.

Websites for Milan ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Milan. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Milan. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milan. Our list includes 9 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Milan:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milan ...

Looking for more information about Milan? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Milan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Milan.

Communities near Milan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lavinia   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Milan

Located in Carroll County

Atkins   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Milan

Located in Henderson County

Union Cross   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Milan

Located in Henderson County

Lawrence   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Milan

Located in Madison County

Humboldt   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Milan

Medina   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Milan

Trenton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Milan

Huntingdon   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Milan

Located in Carroll County

Dyer   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Milan

Greenfield   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Milan

Located in Weakley County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Milan.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Milan.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Milan) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Milan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Milan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9127, Longitude: -88.7557     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Milan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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