Population of Crockett County TN, is very small in respect to the county size but the county is surrounded by some of the largest counties in west Tennessee. This population offers an extremely large labor market.Population
Electric Power is ditributed in Crockett County by the Gibson electric Membership Corporation, which has a contract with the Tennessee Valley Authority. Gibson Electric Membership Corporation, with headquarters in Trenton, Tennessee, has over 28,000 consumers in a 3200 square mile service area.Telephone
The Crockett Telephone Company, Incorporated, serves the towns of alamo, Friendship and Maury City with 3,700 subscribers. The company also offers Extended Area Service (EAS) to Bells and Gadsden, through which all five towns can call without a long distance charge. Bells and Gadsden are served by the South Central Bell Company and Gadsden is listed through the Humboldt exchange.Television
Crockett County has no television station but reception is received from Memphis, Jackson and Paducah KY. Cable TV is also available in Crockett County covering all networks and educational channels.Radio
WCTA-AM (Alamo) and WWGM-FM 93.1 (Bells) serve Crockett County. Reception is also received from Memphis, Jackson, Brownsville, Dyersburg and many others.Newspapers
The Crockett Timesis a local newspaper in Crockett County. Carrier delivery is available daily from The Commercial Appeal (Memphis), and The Jackson Sun. The Wall Street Journal and USA Today are also received daily in Crockett CountyPostal Facilities
Crockett County has seven post offices - Alamo, Bells, Crockett Mills, Friendship, Maury City, Gadsden, and Fruitvale. They serve a total of 16,500 customers.Climate
Memphis data has been used here and any variation will be minor. The prevailing climate is temperate, with pronounced seasonal variation in both temperature and precipitation. Snowfall is variable from year to year. Most winters have little or none, while other winters can have a seasonal snowfall of up to 17 inches. The average temperature is 62.1 degrees. Average percipitation per month is about 4.15 inches.Education
The Crockett County School System is comprised of six schools. Crockett County High School, located in Alamo, serves grade 9 through 12, with an enrollment of 680 and 38 teachers. All high school students in the county attend this new modern facility which opened in the 1983-84 school year. All junior high students in Crockett County, grades 6, 7, and 8, attend Crockett Middle School in Alamo. This school has the enrollment of 611 students with 40 teachers. Friendship has one elementary school, grades K-5 with 139 students and 9 teachers. Maury City has two schools, one primary K-2, with 102 students and 6 teachers, and one elementary school (3-5) with 124 students and 8 teachers. There is one school located in Gadsden, grades K-5 with 150 students and 9 teachers.
Alamo and Bells have their own elementary school system. Alamo has one school, grades K-6 with 515 students and 25 teachers. Bells has one school, grades K-6 with 323 students and 18 teachers.Law Enforcement
The Crockett County Sheriff's Department has one sheriff and eight deputies with seven cars.Housing
New home prices average approximately $40.00 0 $50.00 per square foot depending on type of construction.Recreation
Each community in Crockett County has an excellent sports program including baseball, softball, basketball, football, tennis, and other team sports.
The Crockett County Golf and Country Club offers a 9-hole golf course, swimming pool and party facilities.
The 87 Davy Crockett Lake is located in Crockett County and has picnic and restroom facilities.
Crockett Mills is the home of the West Tennessee Cotton Festival. The festival features various events such as a horse show, pet show, carnival, car show, and arts and crafts show. This festival emphasizes having a "cotton-pickin" good time.
The Hornsbluff Wildlife Refuge is also located in Crockett County for wildlife observers. The Refuge offers nature trails, boardwalks, and an observation tower.Source: Crockett County Tennessee - "All Roads Lead to Crockett County"