Trimble is a small town settled after the Civil War in northeast Dyer County sitting at the edge of two counties - Dyer and Obion.
Trimble has changed very little during the years. Railroad growth help Trimble by have a turn-around "Y" there. This was the end of the tracks. Trimble's main street today faces the main line of the Illinois Central Gulf railroad.
From 1873 to present time, Trimble has remained true to its logo of being a diverse community.