Obion, Tennessee

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Population in 2013: 1,092 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 535  (49.1%)
Females: 557  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  46.7 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38240, 38260.

Obion Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,356 (it was $28,958 in 2000)
Obion:

$30,356
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,439 (it was $14,764 in 2000)

Obion town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $69,041 (it was $47,600 in 2000)
Obion:

$69,041
TN:

$140,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $114,217; Detached houses: $121,018; Mobile homes: $53,985

Median gross rent in 2013: $663.

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  • Races in Obion, TN (2010)

    Obion races chart
    • 1,02591.6%White alone
    • 554.9%Black alone
    • 272.4%Hispanic
    • 80.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Obion detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Obion: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Obion, TN collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (24.8%), United States (18.4%), German (8.5%), English (7.6%), Dutch (6.0%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 1.19 square miles.

Population density: 914 people per square mile   (low).

Obion,TN real estate house value index trend

Obion, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Obion:

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Obion town:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

53 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 2.1% Europe).

This town:

5.2%
Tennessee:

4.7%



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Obion, Tennessee as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Obion to the number of sex offenders is 122 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $564 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $552 (0.8%)

Obion satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (48.4 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (90.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (394.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Trimble, TN (2.1 miles ), Troy, TN (2.4 miles ), Kenton-Mason Hall, TN (2.6 miles ), Hornbeak, TN (2.8 miles ), Elbridge-Cloverdale, TN (3.1 miles ), Rives, TN (3.2 miles ), Kenton, TN (3.3 miles ), Newbern, TN (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $38,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.27 N, Longitude: 89.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 731

Obion household income distribution Obion home values distribution

Crime rates in Obion by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0100000001000
per 100,000 0.086.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.093.10.00.00.0
Assaults 391410124014840
per 100,000 262.2778.588.3354.6885.71,068.6363.60.094.1372.4708.6354.90.0
Burglaries 11201213298058411
per 100,000 961.51,730.11,060.11,152.5177.1801.4727.30.0470.4744.9354.388.791.6
Thefts 6192021381318221036241324
per 100,000 524.51,643.61,766.81,861.73,365.81,157.61,636.42,050.3940.73,352.02,125.81,153.52,197.8
Auto thefts 2111002003102
per 100,000 174.886.588.388.70.00.0181.80.00.0279.388.60.0183.2
Arson 0000100100101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.088.60.00.093.20.00.088.60.091.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 161.0390.8176.5242.7337.4329.0212.085.493.0323.7269.2128.4113.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Obion detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.66
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.3%
Tennessee:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -133 (-10.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Obion: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Obion, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Obion-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Obion town center injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 tornado 11.5 miles away from the town center caused $100,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Obion-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 65.2 miles away from Obion center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 167.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 36.8 miles away from Obion center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 42.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Obion County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Obion topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Obion:

  • OBION COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • EXTENDICARE HOME HEALTH OF WESTERN TN (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UNION CITY Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • UNION CITY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • UNION CITY MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • RCG UNION CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - UNION CITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; UNION CITY, TN)

Amtrak station near Obion:

  • 12 miles: NEWBERN/DYERSBURG (NEWBERN, 108 JEFFERSON ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Obion:

  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 19 miles; Dyersburg, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,211)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 20 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Bethel University (about 39 miles; McKenzie, TN; FT enrollment: 5,878)
  • Union University (about 45 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 49 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Murray State University (about 54 miles; Murray, KY; FT enrollment: 8,930)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)

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Notable location: Obion Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Beech Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Obion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 40.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.2
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.30. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.30
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.83
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Obion and their reported violations in the past:

OBION WATER DEPT (Population served: 1,606, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-1996, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1994, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule

Drinking water stations with addresses in Obion that have no violations reported:

  • ELBRIDGE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 3,093, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.4%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 71.4% for Black residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.0%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.8%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Obion, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Obion compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Obion (2011 data):

  • McKenzie Banking Company: Foundation Bank, A Division Of Mckenzie Banking Company at 224 South Seventh Street, branch established on 2007/10/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $117.6 mil, Deposits: $101.2 mil, headquarters in Mc Kenzie, TN, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Progressive Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Tennessee average:

12.1

Obion travel time to work - commute Obion mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Obion town (based on Obion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,44493
Mainline Protestant2,84525
Black Protestant1,3556
Catholic5581
Other-1
None8,605-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Obion County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Obion County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Obion County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Obion County:

30.9%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$5,906$23,6240$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,791$35,3730$0
Firefighters 0$0 37$1,120
Sewerage 1$3,537$42,4440$0
Water Supply 1$2,273$27,2760$0
Gas Supply 1$3,216$38,5920$0
Totals for Government 10$26,723$32,06837$1,120

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Weakley County, TN  0.91% ($27,168 average AGI)
from Fulton County, KY  0.53% ($20,839)
from Dyer County, TN  0.48% ($26,579)


5.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Weakley County, TN  1.02% ($29,645 average AGI)
to Dyer County, TN  0.57% ($28,343)
to Fulton County, KY  0.49% ($21,586)

Strongest AM radio stations in Obion:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WENK (1240 AM; 1 kW; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTRO (1450 AM; 1 kW; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Obion:

  • WASL (100.1 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: DR PEPPER PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING CO.)
  • WLSQ-FM (94.3 FM; DYER, TN; Owner: F. DARRELL BOYD)
  • WKNQ (90.7 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMS. FOUNDATION)
  • W205BN (88.9 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYNU (92.3 FM; MILAN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYN (106.9 FM; MCKENZIE, TN; Owner: RAINBOW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WQAK (105.7 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTNE-FM (97.7 FM; TRENTON, TN; Owner: GIBSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCMT-FM (101.7 FM; MARTIN, TN; Owner: THUNDERBOLT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWKF (99.3 FM; FULTON, KY; Owner: WENK OF UNION CITY, INC.)
  • WYVY (104.9 FM; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: TWIN STATES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W202BG (88.3 FM; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KTMO (106.5 FM; NEW MADRID, MO; Owner: POLLACK BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Obion:

  • WUWT-CA (Channel 9; UNION CITY, TN; Owner: JOSEPH H. HARPOLE, SR.)
  • WJKT (Channel 16; JACKSON, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYR-CA (Channel 33; DYERSBURG, TN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)

Obion fatal accident list:

Feb 24, 2013 02:01 PM, Sr-183 W Palestine Ave, Lat: 36.26088, Lon: -89.19987, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 2007 06:48 PM, Sr-183, Ninth St, Lat: 36.26046, Lon: -89.19394, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 1999 04:08 PM, Us-Sr3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 21, 1988 04:09 PM, Obion, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 6, 1979 06:44 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 39m128ftTotal length
  • 31,300Total average daily traffic
  • 5,813Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Dale R Smith, Obion 2tn60186 (Lat: 36.259083 Lon: -89.180972), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Jerri L Janjua, Palestine Ave And 1st Avenue (Lat: 36.259083 Lon: -89.180972), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Jerri L Janjua, Palestine Ave And 1st Avenue (Lat: 36.259083 Lon: -89.180972), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Dale R Smith, Obion 2tn60186 (Lat: 36.259083 Lon: -89.180972), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 79.2 m
    Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Main St W (Lat: 36.259500 Lon: -89.192000), Call Sign: WNBH824
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/1999, Expiration Date: 01/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004
    Registrant: Jere Cutler, Obion, TN 38240, Phone: (901) 536-5435
  • Elbridge Obion Rd 3 Mi W (Lat: 36.258944 Lon: -89.247306), Call Sign: WSM957, Licensee ID: L00103634
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/27/2004, Expiration Date: 11/07/2014
    Registrant: Fox, James E:fox, Tim Dba Foxhall Farms, 2005 Fox Rd, Obion, TN 38240, Phone: (901) 536-6220
  • Lat: 36.263083 Lon: -89.219250, Call Sign: WQAM856
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.597 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2004, Expiration Date: 07/06/2014, Certifier: Sharon Allman
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, Palestine Street (Lat: 36.260333 Lon: -89.190333), Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WEG770
    Assigned Frequencies: 2146.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2000, Expiration Date: 05/02/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/17/2009
    Registrant: Gibson Electric Membership Corp., Trenton, TN 38382, Phone: (731) 562-1710, Fax: (731) 855-3944, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA4GJU
    Grant Date: 11/03/1995, Expiration Date: 11/03/2005, Cancellation Date: 11/06/2007
    Registrant: Dale B Glover, Route 1 Box 130, Obion, TN 38240
  • Call Sign: KC4SWR
    Grant Date: 09/11/1990, Expiration Date: 09/11/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/12/2002
    Registrant: Samuel E Jones, Rt 2 Box 152, Obion, TN 38240
  • Call Sign: WD4AZY
    Grant Date: 11/07/1989, Expiration Date: 11/07/1999, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002
    Registrant: Jim W Harbin, R 2 Box 282 Cat Corner, Obion, TN 38240
  • Call Sign: WD4LAR, Licensee ID: L01219040
    Grant Date: 11/30/2006, Expiration Date: 02/21/2017, Certifier: Harrell D Davidson
    Registrant: Harrell D Davidson, Obion, TN 38240

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22439 , Serial Number: 15068283, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Austin Burrow, 2782 Cloverdale Rd, Obion, TN 38240
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 25WW , Serial Number: E-842, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Rainey Aerial Ag Service Inc, 4155 Frog Level Rd, Obion, TN 38240
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-602 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-65AG (1300 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 325BG , Serial Number: 602-1188, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/2010
    Registrant (Corporation): Rainey Aerial Ag Service Inc, 4155 Frog Level Rd, Obion, TN 38240
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 704PS , Serial Number: 15078771, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Gay Cunningham, 1258 Oak Ridge Rd, Obion, TN 38240

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Obion

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Most common first names in Obion, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4672.1 years
John3273.5 years
Mary2977.8 years
William2873.2 years
Robert1672.5 years
Willie1578.9 years
George1576.5 years
Thomas1172.9 years
Margaret1176.9 years
Minnie1079.9 years
Most common last names in Obion, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones2471.5 years
Smith2279.2 years
Cunningham1773.2 years
Williams1577.7 years
Miller1277.2 years
Stover1281.6 years
Thompson1282.3 years
Moore1172.6 years
Gray1175.6 years
Morris1080.9 years
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