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Oh the New Years in our little community of Dixon Springs, shopping, eating, drinking and enjoying time with friends and family. To be clear, Holiday cheer lives in Dixon Springs, Tennessee. Around here, it's like the rest of the country, we all shop on for the most part because access to mega malls is slim. It's not a complicated place we live in, it's easy. Make Dixon Springs, Tennessee your new home or just come to play. It's all here in Dixon Springs!
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About Dixon Springs

Dixon Springs in Tennessee can be found in the 37057 zip code or postal code and is the kind of place you come to and relax. Leave the day-to-day stresses of live behind. Discover your Dixon Springs, discover your happy place.

Where is Dixon Springs

On the map, Dixon Springs is easy to spot, its that town right at the crossroads of The Best and Place in the World. Click more for more maps of Dixon Springs and its surrounding countryside.

People of Dixon Springs

One of our greatest assets are our people. Come and meet the citizens of Dixon Springs

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Dixon Springs Real Estate

One of Tennessee's up and coming communities, the Dixon Springs real estate market is getting hotter by the month. If you've considered a move out of the day to day and were looking in Tennessee, you should be taking a look at Dixon Springs

Fun in Dixon Springs

We have a lot of fun around in land of Dixon Springs. Here are some things you might be interested in.

Dixon Springs State Park is an Illinois state park in Pope County, Illinois, United States, and is one of several state parks in the Illinois Shawnee Hills. The park is on a giant block of rock which was dropped 200 feet (61 m) along a fault that extends northwesterly across Pope County. The 801-acre (324 ha) park is about 10 miles (16 km) west of Golconda on Illinois Route 146 near its junction with Illinois Route 145. The first land acquisition was in 1946. History The area around the park was occupied by various tribes of Algonquins who, after the Shawnee had been driven from Tennessee, had settled near the mouth of the Wabash River. Dixon Springs was one of their favorite camping grounds and was called "Kitchemuske-nee-be" for the Great Medicine Waters. One of the better known Indian trails, which the early French called the "Grand Trace," passed to the west of the park and south to Fort Massac, then branched out into lesser trails. Much of the "Grand Trace" is Illinois Route 145 and runs nearly all of its length south from Harrisburg, Illinois through the Shawnee National Forest. This section of the state was part of an Indian reservation occupied for a time by about 6,000 Native Americans. Like the buffalo, most of the Indians were gone by the early 1830s. Dixon Springs takes its name from William Dixon, one of the first white settlers to build a home in this section, who obtained a school land warrant in 1848 from Governor Augustus C. French. His cabin was a landmark for many years,[citation needed] as was an old log church on the adjoining knoll. A small community grew up at Dixon Springs with a general store, post office, blacksmith shop, grist mill, and several churches. Dixon Springs became a 19th-century health spa which attracted hundreds to the seven springs of mineral-enriched water. A bathhouse provided mineral or soft water baths, hot or cold, available at any time. The natural environment of the area and its stone formations helped to give the park valley a more equable temperature in the summer than most of southern Illinois.[citation needed] This made the resort so popular that people came by steamboat excursions from as far away as Paducah, Kentucky, Evansville, Indiana, and Cairo to Golconda. They then traveled by train to within a couple of miles of the park.