Hohenwald, Tennessee (TN)

Review Hohenwald
Do you live in Hohenwald? Share your thoughts about this town!

If you are considering Hohenwald, Tennessee (TN) as a possible relocation or retirement destination, this section of Boomerater can help you make an informed decision. If you live here, used to live here or have researched this town, please help other Boomeraters by reviewing Hohenwald.

General Information about Hohenwald

Hohenwald is a city in Lewis County, Tennessee. At the 2000 census, the city population was 3,754. It is the county seat of Lewis County[3]. The name "Hohenwald" is a German word that means "High Forest". The town was founded in 1878 and later merged with a town named "New Switzerland" to the south. New Switzerland was founded in 1894 by Swiss immigrants in conjunction with the N.C.&St.L. Railroad.
Hohenwald is famous for many things. Meriwether Lewis, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, died and was buried seven miles east of the town at Grinder's Stand in 1809. Rod Brasfield, an old Grand Ol' Opry comedy star, made his home in Hohenwald. Professional ballpayer Deason "Decon" Loveless came from Hohenwald. David Sisco, who in 1974 placed ninth in points in the Winston Cup Series, is a native of Hohenwald, as is celebrated author William Gay, whose books include The Long Home, Provinces of Night, I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down, and Twilight. The third largest animal trophy mount collection in North America is located at the Lewis County Museum of Local and Natural History in downtown Hohenwald. Hohenwald is also the home of the The Elephant Sanctuary, the largest natural-habitat sanctuary for elephants in the United States.

Read more about Hohenwald from Wikipedia This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.

Stats about Hohenwald

Total Population: 3,517
Cost of Living
Median Household Income: $24,676
Median Home Value: $57,800
State sales tax: 7.0%

Hohenwald, Tennessee

Write your own review of Hohenwald

Help other Boomeraters evaluate Hohenwald as a possible relocation or retirement destination
To start off, tell us your experience with Hohenwald:

Professional Services in this area


Financial advisors in Hohenwald:

Real estate agents covering this area:

Home care providers in Hohenwald:

Lawyers in Hohenwald

Browse Hohenwald TN attorneys by legal specialty:

Administrative Law
Bankruptcy / Chapter 11
Bankruptcy / Chapter 13
Bankruptcy / Chapter 7
Bankruptcy / Debt
Child Custody
Child Support
Credit Repair
Criminal Defense
Debt Agreements
Debt Collection
Debt Settlement
Divorce / Separation
Elder Law
Employee Benefits
Employment / Labor
Estate Planning
Financial Markets And Services
General Practice
Health Care
Identity Theft
Insurance Fraud
Investment / Securities Fraud
Landlord & Tenant
Lawsuits & Disputes
Medical Malpractice
Nursing Home Abuse
Personal Injury
Power Of Attorney
Prenuptials / Marriage
Real Estate
Sexual Harassment
Slip and Fall Accident
Social Security
Tax Evasion / Tax Fraud
Uncontested Divorce
Wills / Living Wills
Workers Compensation
Wrongful Death
Wrongful Termination

Browse through all lawyers in Hohenwald


Want to know today's mortgage rates? View comprehensive rate info at Mortgage 101


Other towns near Hohenwald

Recent Housing & Community questions

Start a new search to find your perfect town.

See detailed profile for a different

Find homes in Hohenwald

Price Range





Sq. Ft.

City and State (or ZIP code)

Homes for sale
Font Size: