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Welcome to Ayers ...

Ayers is located in Dyer County<1>.

The location of Ayers has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Ayers is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ayers lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Ayers, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Ayers is located in the (731) area code.

Websites for Ayers ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.ddcc.dyercountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Ayers, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Ayers ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Ayers - they are located in Florida, Illinois (3), Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ayers.

Communities near Ayers ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ayers.

  • Mengelwood [Dyer County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mengelwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mengelwood
    • Mengelwood [Dyer County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Ayers
    • Estimated population in 2014: 656,861 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mengelwood
  • Dyersburg [Dyer County]
  • Blytheville [Mississippi County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blytheville
    • Blytheville [Mississippi County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Ayers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,455 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blytheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blytheville<5>
  • Caruthersville [Pemiscot County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hayti [Pemiscot County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hayti have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hayti
      • Hayti [Pemiscot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,501 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayti
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayti<5>
    • Halls [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halls
      • Halls [Lauderdale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,067 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halls<5>
    • Steele [Pemiscot County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steele have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steele
      • Steele [Pemiscot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,889 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steele
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steele<5>
    • Ridgely [Lake County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgely
      • Ridgely [Lake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,623 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgely<5>
    • Bruceville [Dyer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bruceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bruceville
      • Bruceville [Dyer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,453 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bruceville
    • Powells Ferry [Lake County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powells Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powells Ferry
      • Powells Ferry [Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,319 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powells Ferry

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ayers. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ayers.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ayers. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ayers.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ayers. See our Newspapers Page for Ayers.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ayers ...

Looking for more information about Ayers? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ayers, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ayers.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Dyer County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ayers. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Dyer, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ayers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ayers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ayers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0792, Longitude: -89.6420       In this case, the coordinates for Ayers have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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