The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Milan (Tennessee)
MILAN, Tenn., city in Gibson County, on the Illinois Central and the Louisville and Nashville railroad, about 95 miles northeast of Memphis. It is in an agricultural and lumbering region; the principal products are cotton and fruit. The chief manufacturing establishments are flour-mills, fruit-canning works, cotton gins and barrel factory. It has a college and good schools. Pop. 1,700.