Quality of Life
The Kind of Community Where People Want To Be.
Hardin County, located between Memphis and Nashville and bordering both Mississippi and Alabama, offers access to major markets but has the peaceful, scenic beauty and security of a small town. The natural beauty, historic charm and strong community draw many people to visit. The access to quality healthcare, low cost of living and mild climate lead many of these visitors to make Hardin County home.
With 35 miles of water frontage, remarkable historic sites and unique attractions, Hardin County is a place for people with varied interests. The revitalized Main Street community in Savannah, the Tennessee River Museum, the outdoor options at Pickwick State Park and Shiloh National Military are just a few of the amazing attractions in Hardin County.
Hardin County's mild climate and natural beauty make it great for all kinds of outdoor recreation. With 35 miles of water front along Pickwick Lake and the Tennessee River, and several marinas with boat and canoe rentals, Hardin County is the place for boating, canoeing, fishing and more water sports. The Pickwick Landing State Park Golf Course, located along the Tennessee Golf Trail, and the Shiloh Golf Course both offer 18-hole courses in picturesque settings. The five national and state protected areas offer camping, hiking, wildlife viewing and more. Savannah alone has six city-owned parks, including the beautifully designed Tennessee Street Park, a five-acre in-town park with walking trails, splash pads, playgrounds and pavilions.
History and Heritage
The site of the famous Civil War Battle of Shiloh, Hardin County has many well-maintained historic sites. Some of the most well-known men in history gathered in Hardin County and fought in the Battle of Shiloh, including Generals Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman and Albert Sidney Johnston. One of the largest Woodland era sites in the United States, the Shiloh Indian Mounds is located in Hardin County. Savannah includes a Trail of Tears site, the Tennessee River Museum and a beautiful downtown historic district. Along the Tennessee River Trail, you'll find the historic river town of Saltillo, Pickwick Dam and many historic sites.
From the tastes of the TN River BBQ and Music Fest to the unique sites of the Tennessee River Museum, Hardin County has a flavor all its own. The TN River BBQ and Music Fest is the location for some hot and heavy BBQ competition and great music. The Hardin County Agricultural Fair is fun for the whole family. Explore the Tennessee River Museum and its one-of-a-kind artifacts that showcase the Tennessee River Valley. Stroll along Main Street in Savannah to see all the shops, restaurants and local businesses thriving in the area.