Breathless, that’s what you’ll feel the first time you see the panoramic Sequatchie Valley. Those who moved here from somewhere else or those who have lived here their entire life have the same response when asked about living in the Valley. "There's no where else I would rather be." Sequatchie County and the City of Dunlap provide a wealth of opportunities for residents and visitors from hang gliding to caneoing the Sequathie River to first class dining and shopping. For history buffs several local sites will be of interest. In November 1838, approximately 1,000 members of the Cherokee nation, led by a man named Richard Taylor, camped and traveled through a place in Sequatchie County now known as the Coke Ovens Park, documented in a diary held in the Dunlap Coke Ovens museum. The museum is an exact full size replica of a coal company store commissary, one built in 1902 by the Douglas Coal and Coke Company of Delaware. The park grounds are open till sunset. Visit the web site www.cokeovens.com for more information about the region's mining past. One of the most exciting raids of the Civil War also took place here.
Aside from the beauty of the area Dunlap and Sequatchie County residents are famous for their hospitality and care about their neighbors, family, friends, and others. A warm home town atmosphere surrounds those who live or visit here. Residents enjoy good schools, low utilities, quality healthcare and recreational activities.
The industrial and business parks have access to highways and rail, plus local government and a Chamber of Commerce willing and able to facilitate any special requirements. We invite you to become a part of our unique community!
Photographs Courtesy of Carson Camp
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