Prehistoric settlers were drawn to Dickson County for its rich natural resources and scenic beauty. The same can be said for today’s modern “settlers” newcomers who have found it a lucrative place to make a living and a rewarding place to live. With its combination of rural communities and convenient access to big-city amenities, Dickson County provides attractive lifestyle choices. Its bustling business sector serves local residents, as well as those living in surrounding counties. Retail businesses – not to mention industries – benefit from Dickson County’s prime location on Interstate 40.
Dickson County’s reputation as a delightful tourist destination is growing, especially among history buffs. In downtown Dickson, the Clement Railroad History Museum provides visitors a glance into Dickson County’s past. A downtown renaissance has helped restaurants, antique shops, boutiques and other small businesses to flourish.