Where People Live
The obvious growth areas for the region occur in municipalities served by the Interstate Highway system. The Nashville Metro area is by far the largest area of growth that impacts Hickman County. A large percentage of local residents in Hickman County travel to the Nashville Metro area and nearby municipalities for employment.
Education Levels of the Workforce
When contrasted with the rural area outside of Centerville, the educational levels of the town's people appear to be slightly greater than others. However, the chart below indicates that the rural areas in the highest growth area of the county may have significant educational advantages.
Quick Facts About Hickman County People
The following graph gives a comparison of Hickman County people to others in Tennessee. It shows, for example, that a higher percentage of Hickman County residents own their own home than in the rest of the state. It also shows that Hickman County has fewer people with college degrees.
The following information is taken from County Health Rankings & Roadmaps.
It contrasts the demographics in Hickman County with the entire state. The county fairs a little better than the rest of the state for health care, mostly as a result of having a St. Thomas Hospital located in Centerville.
In the prime growth area of the county, there is a population of approximately 15,000 within a 15-minute drive. Both high schools have embraced Tennessee Promise in cooperation with a business-education council supported by Vision Hickman and the Hickman County Chamber of Commerce. Students act...
Nothing quite compares to being able to listen to the calls of the Whip-poor-will birds in the evening without the background of traffic. The night sky is majestic absent the lights of the city. People are friendly with many able to live with unlocked doors in comfort. It's also nice to be able...
Interstate 40 crosses the northern edge of Hickman County providing three points of entry/exit. State Route 840 also crosses the northern edge of the county as it connects I-40 with I-65 south of Nashville bypassing the congestion of the metro area with quick access to Franklin and points both ...
The Centerville Municipal Airport (KGHM), 931-729-2032, offers a great way for executives and site consultants to visit Hickman County. Woody Woodruff, former cowboy poet of the year, manages the facility and declares that it is the friendliest airport in America.