To Pickett County, Tennessee!
Pickett County is the least populated county in the state of Tennessee. Nestled in the mountains of the Highland Rim and gateway to Dale Hollow Lake with its 620 miles of gorgeous shoreline and crystal waters, your family can have a vacation of a lifetime or a wonderful new home! Pickett County is a small rural community with generations of families who have worked hard to overcome adversity. These people share a rich history and culture and welcome tourists, visitors and newcomers alike to their community.
Discover Dale Hollow Lake by renting a luxury houseboat at one of the many family run marinas or rent a chalet or cabin with lake views or nature at your doorstep! Camp at some of the finest campgrounds in the United States or park your RV at one of the RV Parks next to Dale Hollow Lake. How about fishing? Fishing at Dale Hollow Lake is a fishermen's paradise with trophy smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, crappie and bluegill. Dale Hollow Lake still holds the World's Record Smallmouth bass caught in July of 1955 by Mr. D.H. Hayes at 11lbs. and 15 ozs. Want to have even more fun! Rent a Jet Ski, Pontoon, Runabout boat, Fishing or Canoe boat at any one of the many marinas and enjoy the numerous coves and inlets around Dale Hollow Lake.
Pickett County also takes great pride in its history, culture, shopping and scenic driving tours. Pickett County is proud to have two Tennessee State Parks. The Cordell Hull Birthplace Museum and State Park which portrays Cordell Hull's humble beginnings in Pickett County and his worldwide success serving the United States as the longest running Secretary of State, founder of the United Nations and recipient of a Nobel Peace Prize which you can see at the museum and Pickett CCC Memorial State Park known for its geological, botanical, and scenic wonders. The Borderlands Exhibit in the Welcome Center also offers a glimpse at what it was like in the area during the Civil War. Take a scenic heritage driving tour and experience some of the important skirmishes that happended about 150 years ago or visit historical landmarks along the way.
Also, don't forget to visit our Byrdstown Town Square, Hwy. 111 and family run businesses dotted around Pickett County offering Restaurants, Family Style cooking, Antiques, Crafts, Gift Items, Handcrafted Quilts, Treasures, Art Prints, fishing and hunting supplies and more! Experience southern hospitality, personalized service and a relaxed atmosphere. We hope that you enjoy your time in Pickett County, be it a day, week, month or years. We invite you to come by the Chamber of Commerce office located in the Welcome Center at 1005 Livingston Hwy. (Hwy. 111) in Byrdstown for more information on what our area has to offer or just to say "hello". We have ample opportunities for those seeking to get involved in the Community through volunteer services. We also have information on the Good Neighbors Theatre, Friends of Cordell Hull, The Borderlands Foundation, Friends of the Library, and the Chamber of Commerce (which includes participating businesses).
Location: 109 West Main St., Byrdstown, TN
Toll Free: 1-888-406-4704
Local: (931) 864-7195