HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. – County boundaries extending north and south from Wayne County to the Mississippi River, and later cutting out Shelby County formed the Hardin County, by act of the Tennessee State Legislature Nov. 13, 1819.
In 2019, Hardin County celebrates the 200th anniversary of its founding. The Hardin County Bicentennial Committee through the Hardin County Convention and Visitors Bureau is coordinating a year-long community celebration to mark this significant milestone.
To get the celebration rolling, Mayor Davis will host a Kickoff Reception 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 inside Hardin County Courthouse. The public is invited to attend and enjoy refreshments.
Signature events throughout the year will include several concerts throughout the county, a Hardin County Scavenger Hunt, monthly history programs and tours. The bicentennial celebration will also focus on existing local events, such as annual fireworks shows and parades.
For more information and ongoing updates on the bicentennial celebration, call 731-925-8181 or visit www.tourhardincounty.org.
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