Quality of Life
Life With Charm.
With carefully preserved historic sites and unsurpassed opportunities for outdoor recreation, Hardeman County is a peaceful, thriving community with access to bigger cities. Located just east of the nightlife and urban attractions of Memphis, but with rich forests, beautiful waterways and amazing wildlife, Hardeman County is a great place to explore. The mild climate, rich heritage and charming downtowns make it an even better place to call home.
Unique shops and restaurants, a variety of unique museums and well-preserved historic sites are just a few things visitors love about Hardeman County. The thriving Music on the Square events series and seasonal festivals bring together the entire county, as well as many outside tourists.
Hardeman County is an outdoor lover's paradise. The Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge's 11,000 acres are home to waterfowl, fish and mammals. The Hatchie River, which the Nature Conservancy calls "one of the 75 Last Great Places on Earth," runs through the refuge. Several other lakes, forests and natural areas are prized by fishermen and hunters. Explore the National Bird Dog Museum and learn about the 100+ years of this sporting tradition. If you love just being outside, you'll love Lone Oaks Farm, Big Buck Resort and Victory Ranch.
Hardeman County is proud of its well-preserved history and heritage, including two Civil War battle sites, Davis Bridge and Middleburg. Stroll through charming and historic Downtown Bolivar, which was gifted the Courthouse Square Revitalization Grant, and see the well-preserved homes, buildings and the county courthouse. The Library and Genealogical Research Center is one of the best places in the state for researching family histories.
Hardeman County just feels like home. The farmers market happens on the same property where the Hardeman County Barter Day occurred in the early 1900s. The Music in the Square event series brings together the entire county weekly from April to October. See inside some of the most well-preserved pieces of property in Hardeman County during the Heritage Home Tour. Enjoy talented productions at the courthouse amphitheater.