Rhonda Elder

Local Area Information

Pickett County:

The city of Byrdstown in Pickett County is positioned between two man-made lakes: Dale Hollow and Lake Cumberland. The area is known as "Twin Lakes" and Byrdstown is noted as "The Gateway To Dale Hollow Lake". Every year thousands of people vacation at the many resorts situated along the lakes.

Pickett County Statistics:
Average year-round temperature/weather:
Rainfall (in.) 51.8

Snowfall (in.) 7.6

Avg. July High 87.4

Avg. Jan. Low 26

Median price of homes: $95,800

Cost of living:
Pickett County's cost of living is 21.30% lower than the U.S. average.

2008 cost of living index in Pickett County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Population of city/county and/or median age:
4,762 (2009)

Median resident age: 41.6

Recreational and Cultural:
Attractions at Dale Hollow Lake
Cumberland County

Country Store/Mennonite Community

Stonehenge Golf Club at Fairfield Glade

Historical Sites
Cordell Hull Birthplace State

Sergeant Alvin C. York Gristmill Birthplace

The Borderlands

Historic Rugby Affair at

Vann's Branch United Baptist

State & National Parks
Obey River State Park Campground

Pickett State Park

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area

Mammoth Cave National Park

Frozen Head State Park

Sgt. Alvin C. York State Park

Standing Stone State Park

Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park

Star Point Resort

Trail Riding
East Fork Riding Stables

Winery Tours
Highland Manor Winery

Holly Ridge Winery

Pickett County K-8

Pickett County High School

Colleges & Universities
Daymar College

Roane State Community College

Volunteer State Community College

Medical Facilities:
Clinton County Hospital

Livingston Regional Hospital

Jamestown Regional Medical Center

Cumberland River Hospital

Cumberland County Hospital

Crime Rate: VERY LOW

Additional Information:
* Byrdstown  town

Unincorporated communities
* Love Lady

* Midway

* Moodyville

Direct Interstate Access

37 miles on Tennesse Hwy. 111 to I-40 - East-West

U.S. Highways and/or State Highways

Federal - US 127 (6 miles)

State - Hwy. 111, 295, 325 and 52

State - I-40 (36 miles)

Air Transport
Nashville International Airport - 115 miles

Nearest Airport - Livingston Municipal Airport