About Dickson, TN

Is the city you currently rent in a great place to work in, but a horrible place to live in? Does it boast great parks and recreational programs, but no jobs? Rent an apartment in Dickson, Tennessee and have it all and then some. According to the City of Dickson’s official website, Dickson is “an enjoyable place to live, work, play, and visit.” The city’s claim bears fruit as evidenced by Dickson’s great events, stores, schools, and apartments. Rent in Dickson and enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle. You’ll end up “visiting” for a very long time. Want to find out more about Centennial Elementary School? Check out our LocalTalk for local tips and information about Dickson’s various elementary schools. Looking for a great apartment rental near the Dickson Housing Authority Community Center? Talk to our local experts by using the \\Ask a Question\\ feature and learn more about what it’s like to live in this top-notch Tennessee town.

Tune in to WDKN 1260 AM for the best in country music. Check out our rental and census data tables as well as our other fact sheets for more info about affordability and options for your future new digs. Start looking for an apartment in Dickson by checking out some of the rentals listed below.

Parks and Recreation

You’ll find Dickson truly is “an enjoyable place to play” when you see how many parks, facilities, and recreational programs the city has to offer. Take, for instance, J. Dan Buckner Park. No matter what your recreational interest, you’ll be able to pursue it at this park – short of monster truck driving. Grab your mitt and play nine innings with your Dickson neighbors on one of the park’s six baseball fields. Work on your spike at the park’s sand volleyball court or practice your backstroke at its aquatic center. Speaking of water, grab your tackle box and head down to 14-acre Luther Lake for a day of fishing. While you’re here, take a gander at the wildlife. Squirrels and birds might be pleasant, but you can make some real friends in Dickson by signing up for a recreational program. For example, you can take part in Jazzercise at the Dickson Housing Authority Community Center. If that’s not your speed, stop by the Lester Speyer Community Recreational Complex and sign up for one of the Dickson Adult Softball Association’s many leagues. Rent one of Dickson’s great apartments and start playing. Get here while the fish are biting.

Movies, Museums, and More

A key word in Dickson’s claim as being “an enjoyable place to live, work, play, and visit” is “enjoyable.” What’s a great job and apartment if you can’t have some fun now and again? Luckily, Dickson provides more than enough enjoyable activities to keep you occupied 365 days a year. Having fun doesn’t have to be devoid of culture. Visit The Hotel Halbrook Railroad & Local History Museum and learn about Dickson’s history. The former railroad hotel, built in 1913 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, features exhibits highlighting Dickson life in the early 20th century, the Civil War, and more. If you’re more in the mood for a movie based on the Civil War, head over to The Roxy. Enjoy a 3D movie thanks to the theater’s MasterImage system and share a bucket of popcorn with your Dickson friends. When the movie’s over, why not stop by Magic Wheels Skating Center and show off your fancy footwork? No matter what you find enjoyable, Dickson has got you covered. How much extra butter you want on your popcorn is up to you. Music, Mustangs and More If you don’t make friends at The Roxy or Hotel Halbrook Railroad & Local History Museum, you’re sure to at one of the city’s various community events. In the mood for some tunes? Head over to Holland Park on a Fridays evening in June and enjoy local music. The concerts are free and so are the great conversations you’ll start. If cars are a conversation starter for you, don’t miss the Octoberfest Car Show. Check out classic cars and meet Dickson’s neighborhood greasers. You’re sure to run into car enthusiasts and more at one of Dickson’s various holiday events, such as the Easter Egg Hunt and Spooks in the Park. No matter what revs your engine, Dickson has a fun event for you. Just try not to drool over the ’57 Chevy.