Life in Henderson County

Experience Henderson County

Henderson County is located between Memphis and Nashville just off of Interstate 40 at Exit 108. This makes it the most desirable location in Tennessee. You can take a day trip into one of these exciting cities and be back by bedtime to enjoy the comfort of your own home.

 

The rural landscape offers plenty of outdoor activities for your energetic lifestyle. Our schools are ranked as some of the best in Tennessee, and Henderson County is one of the safest places for your family to live.

 

Our county is composed of the towns of Parkers Crossroads, Lexington, Scotts Hill and Sardis. For more information, contact the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce at (731) 968-2126 or email info@hctn.org. For more detailed demographics of Henderson County, click here. Visit the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce at 149 Eastern Shores Dr. in Lexington.

 

Chamber Membership Directory

Demographics

Government

Healthcare

With a long history of service, Henderson County Community Hospital is a 45-bed, acute-care facility committed to providing quality care to the people who live and work in our community. Henderson County Community Hospital provides support for good health at all ages and stages of life. The hospital strives to provide patients with compassionate care delivered by skilled, knowledgeable health care providers. It meets the needs of the growing community by investing in new technology and exploring new approaches and innovations in medicine.

 

When you’re experiencing a health emergency, the last thing you want to do is wait. Emergency medicine is about three things: compassion, skilled care and speed. Henderson County Community Hospital knows the importance of prompt service, especially in the emergency room. For this reason, the hospital is committed to a 30-minute ER service pledge to offer patients quality care and to provide that care as efficiently and quickly as possible. To learn more, visit http://www.hendersoncchospital.com.

 

Destinations

Starting a Business

Joel Newman/Ron Acree

Are you or anyone you know opening a small business? Small business counseling is available at the Henderson County Chamber of Commerce through the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, (JSCC.) This is an additional service of your chamber. Ron Acree and Joel Newman are in the area on the third Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m. to answer questions and assist you with your small business needs. This service is absolutely free and confidential. Please email the chamber at @admin@hctn.org or call 731-968-2126 to set up an appointment. To learn more, visit tsbdc.org.

Parks and Recreation

Henderson County is filled with places for you and your family to explore, play and relax. You may enjoy 48,000 acres of scenic woodlands with 40-mile hiking trails, 1,035 miles of active waters for swimming, canoeing, paddle boating, fishing and waterskiing, 100 miles of shoreline and countless outdoor amenities.

 

Throughout Henderson County, you will find playgrounds, tennis courts, competitive ball fields, Frisbee golf, a soccer complex, a swimming pool with a splash pad, shooting and archery ranges and basketball courts. If you enjoy a round of golf, be sure to visit the Pine Tree Country Club. If you enjoy hiking, visit Natchez Trace State Park. The park has many hiking trails and activities for visitors of all ages, including children. Fishing is a favorite activity, and anglers have four lakes from which to choose. Hunters are also welcome to bag game throughout the year in Henderson County. Tennessee state-wide hunting season provides rifle and bow hunters the options of deer, dove, duck and turkey hunting.

 

Even when it’s raining, there is no shortage of indoor activity options. 10-Pins Bowling and Billiards is a popular destination for family fun, offering you 16 lanes and seven pool tables. After a game of pool or bowling, be sure to drive to historic downtown Lexington and catch a movie at The Princess Theatre. Established in 1935, the newly remodeled Princess maintains most of its original fixtures. This will be an experience you and your family will want to repeat.

 

Golf Course

Pine Tree Country Club offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Well-groomed fairways and greens keep Pine Tree Country Club difficult yet friendly, and the staff can offer tips and tricks for playing your best round. Pine Tree Country Club is a terrific choice for your regular rounds of golf or a new destination for you and friends when visiting Lexington.

Airport

Beech River Regional Airport

The Beech River Regional Airport is located almost equal distance between Nashville and Memphis. It is only 10 minutes from the beautiful Tennessee River and from seven Beech River watershed lakes. It includes approximately 400 acres of property in Henderson County. It consists of a 4,000-foot terminal building, 10,000-square-foot maintenance hangar and 24 T-hangar units, which will service business, corporate and personal aircraft. The airport also has a lighted runway and taxiway, along with modern navigational aids. It is one of only six general aviation airports in Tennessee that have 6,000 feet or more of runways. A full-length, parallel taxiway is also included in the design for increased safety. To learn more about the airport, visit beechriverregionalairport.com.

Education

Homes

Where to Live

According to Central West Tennessee Association of Realtors, the recent average sales price of sold homes was $131,125, with a median home price of $111,000.

 

You’ll find a variety of living selections in Henderson County. Seven man-made lakes offer you lakefront living with a scenic environment and a short drive time to local shopping. This hunting and fishing paradise lures those who love the outdoors to enjoy life in Henderson County.

 

If you’re interested in a healthy lifestyle with wide-open spaces, you’ll love Henderson County’s scenic country life with a small-town atmosphere. Custom builders will suit your style with high-end properties that provide easy access to the arts and attractions of Nashville or Memphis and allow you to enjoy a relaxed quality of life. Make plans to meet with one of our custom builders to start your plans for life in Henderson County.

For more information on building or buying the home of your dreams, call the Central West Tennessee Association of Realtors at 731-968-2126 or visit westtnhomesearch.com.

 

Worship and Faith

You’ll find a commitment to service, as residents of Henderson County strive for great health, comfort, happiness and trust. Area ministers of different denominations meet for a monthly lunch and host community worship services during Thanksgiving and Easter.

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