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.
Allen Hester, CCE, CEcD
Dyersburg/Dyer County Chamber
2000 Commerce Ave.
Dyersburg, TN 3802
Tel: (731) 285-3433
Fax: (731) 286-4926
|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%|
|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%|
Summary of assests including airports, river ports, etc. for Dyer County, TN