Chester County School System
970 East Main St. | 731-989-5134 | Read more…
Chester County’s schools system is consistently rated as one of the best in the state. High ACT scores and low drop-out rates are evidence of the excellent education system Chester County has to offer. Read more…
158 East Main St. | 731-989-6000 | Read more…
Freed Hardeman University has been in the center of Henderson for 130 years. The Church of Christ-affiliated school is a fully accredited, four year university. It’s student body of more than 2,000 represent 30 states and 20 countries.
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Henderson Chester County Instructional Service Center
1449 White Ave. | 731-424-0691 | Read more…
The Henderson Chester County Instructional Service Center branch of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology specializes in teaching electronics technology to provide relevant theories, practices and principles for real-world problems.
Chester County’s variety of arts may surprise you! We have a vibrant arts community thanks to a heritage rich in music, theatre and arts and crafts. We also consider BBQ to be an art around here and we have some of the best and most famous BBQ pits in the South. With weekend community dances featuring live local musicians and songwriters, the BBQ Festival which features two full days of local musicians and artists, the thriving theatre and fine arts departments at Freed-Hardeman University and the school system it’s easy to see we have a strong passion for art in our community.
Henderson Arts Commission
The Henderson Arts Commission works to recognize, educate, enrich and entertain through the arts in Henderson, Chester County and the surrounding area. From March to September, the Arts Commission hosts Arts in the Alley each third Thursday. Arts in the Alley is an outdoor gathering celebrating local musicians and vendors selling homemade products. Read more…
The Troy Plunk Art Gallery
158 East Main St. | 731-989-6000 | Read more
The Troy Plunk Art Gallery in the Bulliner-Clayton Visual Arts Building displays art by local, regional and student artists. To attend opening lectures and receptions, see the schedule dates and times on the fhu.edu website. The Troy Plunk Art Gallery on the campus of Freed-Hardeman University encourages campus and community appreciation of art by providing opportunities for visitors to view original pieces of art. The gallery hosts four major exhibitions per year, as well as senior exhibits for all graduating studio art majors plus additional projects outside the gallery’s walls. The gallery stimulates active learning about art and the creative process by providing opportunities for dialogue that allows students to interact with the artists at opening lectures and receptions. The senior exhibits provide students with the opportunity to exhibit a body of work and to explain and defend their work with faculty and other students.
Stillwaters Farm Workshops
375 Oak Grove Ln. | 731-989- 4251 | Read more
Stillwaters Farm offers workshops for photography, cooking, and artist. Please visit their website for more information.
The Mifflin Community Mall
9000 Highway 200 (GPS Address 5330 Clifford Road)Luray, TN 38352 | 731-989-5656
Chester County Community Band
The Chester County Community Band is made up of local musicians eighth grade and higher. Participants must provide their own instruments, with the exception of large percussion instruments and tubas, which may be provided by the band. The band is directed primarily by Chester County High School band director Keith Brown, but hosts guest conductors on occasion.
The Black Box Theatre
158 East Main St. | 731-989-6000 | Read more
Chester County Museum
1012 East Main St. | 731-989-4673
Freed-Hardeman University and the Roland Historical Room
158 East Main St. | 731- 989-6000 | fhu.edu
Freed-Hardeman University is an academic community, associated with churches of Christ, which is dedicated to providing an excellent education for undergraduate and graduate students. This private institution exists to serve the church and society by helping shape students into the image of Christ while empowering them to face the challenges of a changing world. The Roland Historical Room contains nearly 30,000 objects and 500 linear feet of documents covering forty years of the university’s history.
Chester County School Productions
Henderson and Chester County are located in the center of West Tennessee. Residents enjoy a small town atmosphere without sacraficing access to shopping, healthcare and culture. Larger communities such as Jackson (30 minutes north), Memphis (1 hour west), and Nashville (2 hours east) make travel simple. Click here for a map of our location.
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Friendly people, small town charm, low cost of living, mild climate, an exceptional education system and recreational opportunities make Henderson and Chester County not only a good place to visit but also a great place to live!Henderson is conveniently located just 10 miles south of Jackson and 80 miles east of Memphis, making it a great location for a number of employment opportunities and big city experiences while enjoying the small town living.
If you are interested in relocating to Chester County, please contact us here, and we’ll work to make the transition as simple as possible.
For those planning to move to Chester County soon, here are some links to help you get started with the relocating process. Welcome to Chester County!
Henderson Utilities Department
121 Crook Ave | 731-989-3505 | hendersontn.org
Selmer Utilities Division
500 Peach Tree Ave., Selmer, TN | 731-989-2236 | selmerutilities.com.com
Southwest Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation
105 S Franklin Ave., Henderson, TN | 731-989-2236 | stemc.com
Aeneas Internet and Telephone
731-520-9200 | aeneas.net
1-888-438-2427 | charter.com