Dyersburg: Northwest Tennessee's Regional Hub
Tennessee may not be a market you've heard much about. That
will probably be changing soon.
Dyersburg is a town that is well connected. The town is located
in northwest Tennessee, 100 miles from the geographic center
of the U.S. Dyersburg is connected to the world by highways,
a major rail line, air facilities and, most significantly,
the Mississippi River. The bridge at Dyersburg is the only
one across the Mississippi between Memphis and Cairo, Illinois.
And the town stands equidistant from Chicago and New Orleans.
big is coming to this town. Interstate 69, linking Canada
with the Gulf Coast, is going to be running through Dyer County.
The highway currently runs from Canada (at the Michigan border)
to Indianapolis. This southern extension of 69 will travel
through Evansville (Indiana), Memphis, Shreveport and Houston.
Oh yes, and Dyersburg too.
of this highway extension will be profound on Dyersburg, a
town already geographically positioned to be an ideal business
visibility created by Interstate 69 will serve to make Dyersburg
a viable option for businesses looking for a place to expand
the town isn't already a very attractive alternative. Dyersburg
is a regional service hub for Northeast Arkansas and Southeast
Missouri, there is no unionized manufacturing in the county
and retail development is growing. Dyersburg has a tech center
and a community college, which can aid in employee training.
Dyersburg boasts two outstanding industrial parks. The Dyersburg
Industrial Park has a 384,000 square foot former textile facility
available, a tool and dye shop and other support services
for industry. North Industrial Park, which is adjacent to
Interstate 155, is currently being developed on a 240+ acre
plot of land.
environment in Dyersburg is substantial enough to have encouraged
Caterpillar to expand their operations in the area.
of the best
environment, geography and infrastructure aren't enough incentive
for businesses to consider a location. They need to ask themselves
about the community. What is it like? Who is our potential
workforce? What is the cost and quality of living?
of Dyersburg have answers for these questions. Because of
the town's low cost of living, homey atmosphere, beautiful
Victorian homes and excellent schools, Dyersburg is an extremely
attractive place for business.
why Dyersburg was recently named one of the 50 best small
Southern towns. It's recognition of which the town is extremely
proud. The criteria, after all, were pretty extensive:
available cultural and recreational attractions
is not only strategically positioned geographically, it is
a near-perfect blend of the things that make America great.
It is easily accessible to three different states, occupies
a central place on the Mississippi River and is eager to attract
and maintain new industry. It's a secret jewel that may not
be hidden much longer.
information on a Dyersburg, TN location, contact Tammy Hall
of the Dyer County Chamber of Commerce at (731) 285-3433 (email:
visit the chamber's Web site at www.ecsis.net/dyersburg