Collierville’s downtown square has been named
to the Great American Main Street Top 20 for three consecutive years. The entire town square also is listed on the National
Register of Historic Places.
The heart of Collierville is the Historic Town Square which is listed on the National Register
of Historic Places. There you will find locally owned shops, boutiques and local restaurants offering something for everyone.
Outside of the Historic Square, Collierville offers a broad scope of national retailers, top restaurants that offer a wide
variety of cuisine and specialty stores for all lifestyles.
In 2014, the Demand Institute classified Collierville
as a Cosmopolitan Suburb which they define as “fast growing, contemporary and offers distinctive services and wide-ranging
amenities”. In fact, a consistent comment often heard from both residents and visitors is “Collierville
has all the amenities and services of a large metropolitan area successfully blended with historic charm”. Both around
the region and across the nation Collierville is making headlines as one of the most desirable cities in America to live and
work. Just in the past several years Collierville has been deemed as one of the “safest cities in Tennessee” by
the real estate web publication Movoto, Parade Magazine recognized Collierville as having “America’s Best Main
Street” the White House designated Collierville as a “Preserve America Community” and various consumer publications
list Collierville as “the best city in Tennessee to raise a family” and “a best city in Tennessee for job
Across the street from the park is a tribute to
the city’s railroad history. A depot sits next to a 1912 steam engine, a caboose and an executive railcar, The Savannah,
built in 1915. The history of the engine includes the transport of troops during World War II. Visitors can stroll through
The Savannah’s two suites, dining room, kitchen, observation room, valet’s room and crew’s quarters.
Collierville isn’t confined to its Victorian
downtown square. It’s one of the fastest growing communities in Tennessee and so has the full complement of restaurants,
stores and hotels for your convenience. Collierville is home to many large corporations including the FedEx World Tech Center,
Baptist Hospital and the Carrier Corporation. Also, scheduled to open in 2004, is a 1.1 million square foot open-air shopping
center that will be known as Carriage Crossing. |
Finally, Collierville opened the doors of its new Town Hall in March
of 2003. The building is located in Halle Park, which when completed, will have a 25 acre lake, running trails and a business
park. The Park also includes the Collierville Burch Branch Library.