Dyer County, Tennessee

Overview

Located about 75 miles north of Memphis, Dyersburg/Dyer County is the regional hub of a 10-county area, including parts of Northwest Tennessee, Missouri and Arkansas. Dyer County has a diverse manufacturing sector, large agribusiness base, a 225-bed regional hospital and a regional mall. The county has an excellent public education system, highlighted by Dyersburg State Community College and the Tennessee Technology Center at Newbern. Major transportation assets include an interstate highway bridge across the Mississippi River, the CN railroad, and proximity to the Port of Cates Landing. 
 

Contact Information for Dyer County

 

Dyer County, TN MapPrimary Contact

Allen Hester, CCE, CEcD
President/CEO

Dyersburg/Dyer County Chamber
2000 Commerce Ave.
Dyersburg, TN 3802

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Tel: (731) 285-3433

Fax: (731) 286-4926

Website: www.dyerchamber.com

 

Dyer County Demographics

 

People QuickFacts Dyer County Tennessee
Population, 2011 estimate     38,192 6,403,353
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base     38,335 6,346,110
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011     -0.4% 0.9%
Population, 2010     38,335 6,346,105
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2011      6.5% 6.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011      24.7% 23.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011      14.8% 13.7%
Female persons, percent, 2011      51.8% 51.3%

   

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Dyer County Assets

Summary of assests including airports, river ports, etc. for Dyer County, TN

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