Dyer County residents are very proud of their healthy community award and continue to hold events to uphold and maintain this honor. The fun and fitness enhancing Walk Across Tennessee is one such event that local folk are free and welcome to take part in.
The emphasis on health and wellbeing means that outdoor life is an integral part of the culture in Dyers County. The deep, expansive lakes and large, sweeping forests of green, red and gold are a beautiful sight to behold and a constant food for the soul. Folks are encouraged and welcomed to take part in local conservation drives and all other events and activities that regularly take place in the many Wildlife Management Areas that are spread across the County. These include Moss Island, Ernest Rice, Thorny Cypress, and part of Tigrett and Tumbleweed Wildlife Management Areas.
Bogota is one of Dyer County’s small farming communities. Bogota Wildlife Management Area is situated close to the Obion River and a prime example of the beauty of Mississippi’s Alluvial Valley. Local groups have been involved in a successful wetlands enhancement project and this area of Bogota now offers a wealth of recreational activities including waterfowl hunting.
The limits of the most adventurous among you can be tested to the full at popular Bikini Bottoms Off-Road Park, where off-road 4x4 driving and spectacular views of the Mississippi River Bridge can be enjoyed. Often the venue for concerts and other outside entertainment, Bikini Bottoms guarantees a great night out.
Job prospects in Dyers County are second to none, and the area continues to expand in a positive way. This economical upturn recently catapulted County seat Dyersburg into the top ten list of achievers in economic development of all micropolitan areas in the United States, an accolade Dyersburg has enjoyed before, although not so high!
Major contributing factors include the arrival of Dot Foods into the area which created 161 new jobs and the expansion of NSK Steering Systems Inc., which meant an extra 244 people were employed here. With companies such as PolyOne, Hexpol, Firestone and Caterpillar choosing Dyersburg because of its quality workforce and strategic location, Dyer County continues to be a veritable hub for local manufacturing, and the local economy continues to grow and expand.
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