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Dickson is a city in Dickson County, in the Nashville-Davidson metro area.
The community was named for Dr. William Dickson, congressman.
The latitude of Dickson is 36.076N. The longitude is -87.387W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 804 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,688.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dickson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dickson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nashville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37029 ZIP code.
11% of Dickson residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dickson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dickson was $17,654, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Dickson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Dickson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $406. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $881.
Libraries in Dickson include Dickson County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Dickson include Dickson Herald
Dickson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dickson political report.
The average commute time for Dickson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dickson between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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