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Milan Army Ammunition Plant

Joint Munitions Command
2280 TN-104, Milan, TN 38358

In Milan, the summers are hot and muggy; the winters are very cold, wet, and windy; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 30°F to 90°F and is rarely below 16°F or above 97°F.


The hot season lasts for 3.9 months, from May 26 to September 21, with an average daily high temperature above 81°F. The hottest day of the year is July 20, with an average high of 90°F and low of 71°F. The cold season lasts for 3.0 months, from November 28 to February 27, with an average daily high temperature below 55°F. The coldest day of the year is January 16, with an average low of 30°F and high of 47°F.


The wetter season lasts 4.2 months, from March 20 to July 28, with a greater than 32% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 40% on May 11. The drier season lasts 7.8 months, from July 28 to March 20. The smallest chance of a wet day is 24% on October 11.

Milan, TN
Milan, TN

Cost of Living
The average cost of living in Milan, TN is 3% lower than the average of Tennessee and 13% lower than our nation’s average. This simple outline of the cost of living index was formulated using prices of: goods and services (weighted 33%), housing prices (weighted 30%), groceries (weighted 13%), utilities (weighted 10%), transportation (weighted 9%), and health care (weighted 5%). Thus, goods/services, along with housing influences the majority of the cost of living index. The price of daily goods and services is a valuable and reliable number to be aware of when considering the general price of the city’s goods. In the case of Milan, TN, the price of goods and services are 17% higher than the average of Tennessee as well as 14% higher than the nation’s average.

Getting to Know the Area
Milan is a small town in Gibson County, Tennessee. Milan is home to the largest industrial base of the county with over a dozen major employers. Agriculture is also important to the economy with Milan hosting “Milan No-Till Field Day” – the nation’s largest field day of its kind devoted to improving the production of no-till crops and conservation-at The West Tennessee Agricultural Museum. Milan has a eclectic mix of shopping areas with national chains and locally owned specialty shops.  Milan is also home to beautiful churches, parks, libraries, cultural and recreational amenities, which make it an excellent place to live.


Milan hosts several annual events, such as the Gibson County Fair, Fall Folklore Jamboree, Milan Downtown Fall Festival, and the Tree lighting and Christmas Parade. Throughout the year, the city holds Movies in the Park, Food Truck Fridays, and the Milan Farmer’s Market.


Some other points of interest include West Tennessee Agricultural Museum, Milan YMCA, Milan Gulf and Country Club, Gibson County Lake, and West Tennessee Regional Arts Center.


Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.  

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Milan, TN