In addition to it's growing retail and industrial success, Lawrence County is becoming a distinguished retirement destination. Hundreds of retirees have chosen to call Lawrence County each eyar. Who could blame them for choosing a cost effective, southern climate, and the perfect location for a place to call home?
The Historic Crockett Theater hosts concerts throught the year with many special events and live performances. The Crockett Arts Complex hosts scheduled arts and crafts displays through the year.
James D. Vaughan Museum - Showcasing the birthplace of Southern Gospel Music
Ralph J. Passarella Museum - Frontier Days
Old Jail Museum - Built in 1893
David Crockett Park Museum / Interpretive Center - Tribute to David Crockett
Lawrence County is located in the Southern Middle Tennessee Valley. Only an hour away from Nashville, Tennessee, the music capital of the world, and approximately 30 miles from the Tennessee River in Florence, Alabama. Lawrence County is in an ideal location. Other exciting areas such as Huntsville and Birmingham, Alabama along with Knoxville, Memphis, and Chattanooga, TN are within just a few hours driving distance. Excellent Interstates and major highways running throughout Tennessee allow for ease of travel to reach any destination you may desire.
SHOPPING & DINING
Our region is full of wonderful places to shop & dine. Local cuisines include Southern, Mexican, Chinese, and Japanese Steakhouse. Numerous fine dining options can be found 30 minutes away in Florence, Alabama or 1 hour away in Nashville or Huntsville, Alabama. Shopping abounds all over Lawrence County. Lawrence County is sometimes referred to as the Antique Capital of Tennessee. In addition to antiques, numerous clothing boutiques, discount stores, and retail shops are prevalent
SPORTS & RECREATION
Lawrence County offers a wide array of outdoor activities whether it’s fishing, hunting, golf, or just a peaceful walk through our state park. For more info on invividual recreational and outdoor activities, visit the golf, canoeing, fishing and hunting, parks and entertainment pages.
Lawrence County has been selected mutliple times as one of the 50 Best Small Southern Towns by Gerald W. Sweitzer and Kathy M. Fields, authors of the book The 50 Best Small Southern Towns. Lawrence County has also be named by Outdoor Living as one of the top fishing and hunting destinations in the country.