Ripley, TN is located in Central West Tennessee, Lauderdale County. Just 50 miles north of Memphis and 20 miles east of the mighty Mississippi River lies the flourishing city of Ripley TN.
The city is accessible by Highway 51, from Memphis and Dyersburg, with the proposed Route I-69, an extended route planned to connect Dyersburg to Millington. There is a lot "growing on in Ripley, including a city revitalization and the greatest tomatoes enjoyed by so many.
We hope you do find your way to Ripley to "see what's growing on."
The Ripley, TN City Park features four lighted tennis courts and athletic fields, six covered pavilions, paved walking trails, playgrounds, volleyball areas, open areas for picnicking and a swimming pool with three large water slides. The athletic fields are some of the finest in the state and the pool and water slides are visited by families from all over the area.
Residents and visitors of Ripley, TN enjoy parades and other entertaining events year round. There is an abundance of outdoor sports and adventure opportunities, both in Ripley and the nearby Mississippi River.
Many people find Ripley TN to be a well-suited retirement community. The appeal lies in ample activity, affordable housing, and fitness centers that have a focus for aging adults. Both small and extensive acreage is readily available and fitness centers offer "prescription programs" and feature the latest in cardiovascular and rehabilitation maintenance.
In addition to the Ripley TNcity park, there is an abundance of outdoor sports and adventure opportunities in Ripley and around the Mississippi River.
In route to Ripley, TN are nearby attractions to enjoy such as:
- Alex Haley Museum famed author of Roots, in Henning
- Tina Turner's home town, “Queen of Rock and Roll”, in Nutbush
- Isaac Hayes birthplace, renowned soul singer, in Covington
- Fort Pillow State Park
- Veteran's Museum in Halls
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