Henderson County has a population of approximately 28,000, located just off Interstate 40, midway between Memphis and Nashville. It boasts seven beautiful lakes for fishing, fun and relaxation. Natchez Trace State Park is located on one of the lakes and offers rustic cabins, camping areas, as well as Pin Oak Lodge with individual rooms, pool and on-site restaurant. The county seat, City of Lexington, has 8 baseball/softball fields, 2 basketball courts, 2 tennis courts, disc golf course, a public swimming pool, with a splash pad to be added this year, at Guy B. Amis Park and a soccer complex with 4 fields. Parkers Crossroads is a city located right off the interstate that claims a Civil War Battlefield, which is now a state-owned park with a self-guided driving tour and over two miles of paved walking trails. Land was recently purchased to create a TN Veteran’s Cemetery in the area as well.
Henderson County continues to recruit industry to the area with an educated workforce. Jackson State Community College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Jackson both have satellite campuses located in Lexington. Henderson County has a public school system with seven elementary schools and two high schools. Lexington City School System has an elementary and a middle school.
Henderson County Chamber of Commerce staff is available to help with economic recruitment, relocation, or just general information. Henderson County is a great place to live, work, raise a family, and enjoy recreation or retirement.