Why Collierville? Because in every category that matters when it comes to quality of life, we are growing in the right direction. When business is good, life is good—and business here is great! We’ve got thriving boutique and corporate businesses, not to mention award-winning schools and green space for miles. Add in our charm, safety and vibrant Town Square, and you can see why Collierville is a place people love to live, work and experience. Come grow with us!
Collierville is beautifully suburban, comfortably small and anything but sleepy. Just minutes from everything Memphis has to offer, this community has a character all its own. Residents fall in love with its charm, history and desirable attributes—and they aren’t the only ones who’ve noticed what this city has going for it.
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One of Collierville’s greatest strengths is its access to a large, educated labor force. Economic development and a thriving community go hand-in-hand; that’s why it’s no surprise that in Collierville, business is booming. Nearby, the Memphis metropolitan area is not only home to several corporate headquarters (FedEx, International Paper, AutoZone and Terminix), but is also a major transportation hub for railways, airways, highways and waterways.
Map of Collierville
Collierville is 25 minutes from Memphis International Airport, 35 minutes from Downtown Memphis and 10 minutes from the Norfolk Southern Intermodal rail yard.
45 states can be reached with two-day truck service from Collierville.
Employers enjoy ready access to employees of all skill levels, thanks to Collierville’s proximity to Memphis’ large labor pool of 600K+ workers and excellent highway network.
Located within a 20-mile radius of Collierville’s Town Center are 125K+ high school graduates and 187K+ individuals with a bachelor’s degree or higher.
The University of Memphis, with satellite Collierville campus, Rhodes College, Christian Brothers University, LeMoyne-Owen College, The University of Mississippi and Southwest Tennessee Community College—all located within an hour of Collierville—provide a steady pipeline of talented college graduates.
Interested in acquiring a business license in Collierville? Access helpful documents, application links and more on the Town of Collierville website here.
Free bluegrass and traditional folk music Friday nights on the historic Town Square
Annual summer concert series hosted by Main Street Collierville
Dedicated center for senior adult programming, featuring exercise, bingo, movies and more
Numerous recreational athletic leagues enjoying the use of 30 athletic fields
Tennessee’s first QR FiT Trail and a Tennessee Level 1 Arboretum containing over 30 species of trees
Extraordinary public library hosting year-round events for all ages
Boutique shops, delicious local dining options and downhome entertainment
Robust retail and restaurants at The Shops at Carriage Crossing
Home of the Blues
Did you know more than 200 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees came from within a 100-mile radius of Memphis? Take a stroll down historic Beale Street, visit Graceland, famed home of the King, tour Sun Studio and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, enjoy an outdoor concert at the Levitt Shell or visit B.B. King’s Blues Club to pay homage to another famous Memphis King. Classical music more your taste? Check out Memphis Symphony Orchestra, Opera Memphis and Ballet Memphis performances year round.
The Great Outdoors
Located on the Mississippi River and home to 26 miles of Wolf River Greenway paved trail and 7,000 acres of park space, Memphis is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Take in the mighty Mississippi with a walk across Big River Crossing, enjoy a morning at the 96-acre Memphis Botanic Garden, monkey around with the animals at the Memphis Zoo or explore trails, paddle the lakes and enjoy treetop adventures at Shelby Farms Park.
Culture, Arts, & Entertainment
Catch a Broadway show at the Orpheum Theatre or peruse the latest exhibits at the Dixon Gallery and Gardens or Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Take in the storied history of Memphis with a visit to the National Civil Rights Museum, housed in the historic Lorraine Motel, and enjoy fun for the whole family on an outing to the Museum of Science and History, Children’s Museum of Memphis or Mud Island River Park (be sure to pose with the MEMPHIS sign!).
Cheer on the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum, enjoy a day at the ballpark with the Memphis Redbirds—Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals— or get swept up in the fan mania rooting for the local soccer team, Memphis 901 FC.