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Dyersburg, Tennessee

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Dyersburg, Tennessee
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Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Dyersburg, Tennessee, and since its establishment, has offered some of the best care in the region. More than 100 healthcare professionals work at the facility and offer compassionate care backed by the latest research for their patients. Medical services by the provider include pediatrics, urology, emergency, and 12 other offerings.

Community Overview

Welcome to Dyersburg, Tennessee, a vibrant and close-knit community located in the heart of Dyer County. Known for its small-town charm and warm hospitality, Dyersburg offers a delightful blend of history, culture, and modern amenities. With its convenient location in the northwest corner of the state, Dyersburg provides easy access to major transportation routes, connecting residents to nearby cities and attractions.

Dyersburg offers a range of housing options, from historic homes exuding southern charm to contemporary developments designed for modern living. The community's strong emphasis on education is evident through its well-regarded school system, ensuring quality learning opportunities for students of all ages.

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Cost of Living

Dyersburg's cost of living is affordable and 25% lower than the national average. Additionally, the city is also 10% cheaper than the rest of Tennessee. Among the most affordable costs in Dyersburg are food, housing, transportation, and utilities. The average cost of a 1-bedroom apartment in the city runs around $925 a month. Exact costs for apartment rental vary based on the size, location, amenities, and features of the apartment, this is only an average. 

Apartment Listing Resources


Dyer County Schools runs the public schools in the city, except for a few schools that are part of the much-smaller Dyersburg City Schools district. The County features 8 public schools, while the City has 4 public schools.  Where you live within Dyersburg or the surrounding area determines which school system is your match; however, both offer great academic experiences with a challenging curriculum.

Each school system has a low student-teacher ratio smaller than the national average of 17 to 1.  Overall, test scores show that 30% of their students are proficient in math and reading. Students in both districts also have ample access to technology both in the classroom and at home, thanks to 1:1 initiatives which offer laptops and smart devices at certain grade levels. 

Dyersburg High School is one of the top schools in the state and a former Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. It's ranked in the top 3,000 high schools in the entire country as well by U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools. 

The local library system for Dyersburg is McIver's Grant Public Library. Borrowers can get a library card for free if they live in the city, and use it borrow a variety of materials from the print and digital catalog. With story time and programs for all ages, the library is a crucial source of information for the city. 

Various youth programs in the community


Dyersburg features taxi and rideshare services such as Lyft to help you get around the city and Greyhound bus access to trips out. The nearest major airport is the Memphis International Airport, just 1 hour and 42 minutes away. Memphis International Airport offers hundreds of daily departures and arrivals from 9 airlines.

Daily Driving in Dyersburg
  • The average commute in Dyersburg is 19 minutes, which is lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities

Memphis and other excellent destinations are within 2 hours from Dyersburg. 

Memphis, Tennessee -  Only 1 hour and 30 minutes away is Memphis, Tennessee, home to Graceland. You reach the city via the US-51 South highway, an easy and pleasant drive. Memphis, once home to the "King" singer Elvis Presley, offers a delightful blend of culture, music, history, and tasty cuisine. Graceland offers tours of not only Presley's mansion but also exhibits related to his family, movies, and cars. Another beloved museum in Memphis is the National Civil Rights Museum, which is located inside the infamous Lorraine Motel. Here, guests learn about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King and America's fight for civil rights. No matter the time of year, Memphis hums with a beat thanks to its vibrant music scene that's deeply ingrained in every inch of the city.  There's no better place to experience this energy than at Beale Street, Memphis' famous entertainment hub with 3 blocks of live music venues. 

Paducah, KY - Venture 72 miles/115 KM to Paducah, Kentucky, along US-51 North, a major nicely-maintained highway. The trip offers views the rolling hills of Kentucky, where you're likely to see a horse farm or two, plus other beautiful landscapes. Once in Paducah, you can enjoy some of its best attractions, such as the National Quilt Museum. For over 15 years, this museum has celebrated the unique art form of quiltmaking with exhibits of quilts from around the world. You'll leave with a new appreciation for the artistry and thought that goes into these quilts, plus learn how quilting evolved throughout history. Continue your museum tour with The River Discovery Museum, a space all about Kentucky's river system. Exhibits here are appealing for every age, with a boat simulator, aquariums, and interactive displays to explore. For a night out or a family show, check the calendar at The Carson Center for the Performing Arts, located on the riverfront. The venue hosts visiting performers in music, stage, and screen. 

Jackson, Tennessee - Less than 1 hour away from Dyersburg awaits Jackson, Tennessee. Jackson is one of the fastest-growing cities in Tennessee and, as such, offers multiple things to do. Rusty's Museum TV and Movie Car Museum is one of the main attractions, as it houses over 50 cars from TV and film. Where else can you sit inside of a DeLorean from Back to the Future, spot Slimer on the Ghostbusters Ectomobile, and see one of the Eclipse vehicles from Fast & the Furious? If you're more into history, Jackson offers the Casey Jones Village, a large historical complex with a train engineer museum, vintage trains, and even an old-time store with fresh ice cream.

Local and Nearby Attractions

Dyersburg and the nearby area are some of the most vibrant spots in Tennessee. The easy shopping, attractions, and friendly atmosphere make it a wonderful place to live or visit. 

The shopping options within Dyersburg let you get everything on your list, from food to household goods. Here you have your choice of Walmart, Aldi, Kroger, Food Giant, and Save-a-Lot. Each store takes pride in offering its customers high-quality meat, produce, and dairy, plus hundreds of pantry needs. Dyersburg also offers multiple retail stores, many housed conveniently in the Dyersburg Mall, which offers more than 15 shops. In addition to its chain stores, Dyersburg features great locally-owned shops, with boutiques and stores filled with all types of merchandise.

Within this region are several options for entertainment. You can watch a new movie at the AMC Dyersburg Classic 9 or catch a concert at the nearby Carl Jenkins Theater in Jackson. Dyersburg Community College also features a good theatre program, launching productions during the spring and fall semesters. More shows can be enjoyed at the Ned R. McWherter West Tennessee Cultural Arts Center, home to the Jackson Theatre Guild's productions. Plus, the area knows how to celebrate and put on a great event, so don't miss your chance to join in on the fun. Dyer County Fair is held every September, with competitions, games, live music, children's activities, and carnival rides.

Dyersburg's parks and recreation department offers several beautiful parks throughout the city to enjoy. One of the parks, Okeena Park is more than just green space, it's also an arboretum with nearly 70 different tree species within its borders. Okeena Park also offers picnic areas and a playground. Nearby is also Reelfoot Lake State Park, one of the best state parks in Tennessee. Reelfoot features kayak and boat rentals, plus hiking trails, and birdwatching.

Religious Centers

One can find information on religious communities in the United States through:

  • Religious websites or directories: Church Finder and Church Angel
  • Social media groups or pages dedicated to a particular religion or city
  • Local community centers or mosques/temples/churches
  • Online forums or discussion groups
  • Ask for recommendations from friends or acquaintances who live in the area
  • Community event listings or local news websites


Dyersburg, Tennessee, has a humid subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and cool, relatively mild winters. The city's warmest month is July, while January brings the coldest temperatures. Snowfall is rare in Dyersburg; 4 inches/101.6 KM is the annual average. As for rain, Dyersburg can be a bit wetter than other spots in Tennessee, with an average of 53 inches/1346 of rain a year. 

Average Dyersburg Temperatures
  • Annual: 31ºF to 90ºF / -0.55ºC  to 32.22ºC
  • December: Low of 34ºF/1.11ºC  and High of 50°F /10ºC  
  • July: Low of 71ºF/21.66ºC and High of 90ºF /32º C

Crime Rate

Dyersburg is safe for families, with a crime rate comparable to most cities of its size. 

  • Police Department
  • Safest neighborhoods: Bishop, Meacham, Good Hope, Dyersburg East, Dyersburg Southeast, Tigrett

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