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We welcome you to the Friendly City of Decherd and to Our Industrial Board Site
Decherd is small in size but big in heart. We are a small city with the ability to grow. Our city located in Franklin County in Southern Middle Tennessee with transportation available. CSX has a main North/South line running through the middle of town. We have four major state highways running through town also.
Industries looking for a new location should carefully consider Decherd, Tennessee in Franklin County. Most of the lands suitable for industrial development in the City Limits or in the Urban Growth Area or in adjacent areas near Nissan are conveniently located near good highways and major airports [Nashville, Huntsville and Chattanooga].
The City of Decherd and The Nissan Motor Co. , with its 2000 employees have enjoyed a twenty year realtionship that could be a model for future industrial development in or around the City. Nissan continues to expand and retains about 500 acres available for growth.
Decherd and Franklin County take great pride in their schools and the overall standard of living enjoyed by their citizens. The County has a new state of the art high school. The University of the South is located in the County and Motlow College and Middle Tennessee State University are nearby.
Decherd has an Industrial Development Board that is ready, willing and able to provide industrial prospects with Industrial Development Bonds and to assist in site location, pre-liminary financing and personel training. The issuing of Industrial Development Bonds is a primary function of the Board.
A number of properties are available for purchase or option now. Several properties are described in the Website.