Dyersburg, Tennessee


cop-side-dyersburgLocation more than an hour north of Memphis, along the Forked Deer River, Dyersburg was born and grew as a river town, with steamboats shipping timber and cotton north to St. Louis. Situated in the tri-state area of Tennessee, Arkansas and Missouri, Dyersburg was picked as one of the nation’s top 10 micropolitans, which are non-urban communities anchored by a town of fewer than 50,000 residents, by Site Selection Magazine in early 2014. It is home to Dyersburg State Community College. From the world of entertainment, Dyersburg was mentioned in the popular Arrested Development song “Tennessee” and was the birthplace of famed clown Emmett Kelly, Jr.