Located in southeast Shelby County, Germantown is an upscale suburb of Memphis. It is a tightly-knit community and has been ranked the safest city of its size in the Southeast. The distance from the Germantown Municipal Center to downtown Memphis is approximately 17 miles. This community has 700 acres of parkland, the highest percentage of municipal acreage devoted to parks in Tennessee.
Collierville, an affluent suburb east of Memphis, is located in the southeast corner of Shelby County, approximately 30 miles from downtown Memphis. Collierville’s Historic Square, in the center of downtown, is a quaint shopping destination boasting trendy shops, fun eateries, and a tree-lined park, all overlooking the old train depot from which the town grew. The FedEx World Technology Center is located in Collierville, as are the Shelby County locations of PepsiCo and Carrier.