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Dyersburg, Tennessee

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The location of Dyersburg

Welcome to Dyersburg ...

The city of Dyersburg is located in Dyer County and is the County Seat for Dyer County.

The location of Dyersburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Dyersburg has a population of 16,389 people<2> (see below for details).

Dyersburg is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Dyersburg is within the (731) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dyersburg had a population of 17,145 people (or 44.72% of the total population of Dyer County). This makes Dyersburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Dyersburg represents 0.27% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,145 people, the population of Dyersburg decreased 1.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,452 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Dyersburg had an population of 16,389 people. This is a decrease of 4.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.09% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dyersburg.

Websites for Dyersburg ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dyersburg. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dyersburg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dyersburg. Our list includes 13 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Dyersburg:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dyersburg ...

Looking for more information about Dyersburg? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Dyersburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dyersburg.

Communities near Dyersburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mengelwood   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the West (W) of Dyersburg

Elizabeth   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dyersburg

Located in Crockett County

Churchton   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dyersburg

Caruthersville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dyersburg

Located in Pemiscot County (MO)

Newbern   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dyersburg

Halls   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Dyersburg

Located in Lauderdale County

Ridgely   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Dyersburg

Located in Lake County

Bruceville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Dyersburg

Powells Ferry   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dyersburg

Located in Lake County

Obion   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dyersburg

Located in Obion County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dyersburg.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dyersburg.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dyersburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dyersburg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dyersburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dyersburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dyersburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0438, Longitude: -89.3789     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dyersburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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