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Dyersburg is a city in Dyer County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Col. Robert Henry Dyer, Indian fighter
The latitude of Dyersburg is 36.034N. The longitude is -89.385W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 292 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 17,301.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Dyersburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dyer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38024 ZIP code.
8% of Dyersburg residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dyersburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dyersburg was $16,388, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Dyersburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Historic districts in Dyersburg include Dyersburg Courthouse Square Historic District, Gordon - Oak Streets Historic District, Troy Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Dyersburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $327. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $785.
Libraries in Dyersburg include Mciver's Grant Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Dyersburg include State Gazette
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WKNQ.
Dyer County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dyersburg political report.
The average commute time for Dyersburg workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Dyersburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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