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Dixon Springs
Dixon Springs
Tennessee
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Dixon Springs is an unincorporated community in Smith County, Tennessee, United States. The zip code is: 37057. Once a thriving area between Carthage and Hartsville, the community still has many antebellum homes and significant cemeteries of early settlers in the area, including the grave of Col. William Martin, pioneer of the region and eldest son of General Joseph Martin of Virginia. Dixon Springs was settled prior to 1787 by its namesake, Tilman Dixon, Revolutionary War soldier, where his historic home, Dixona, site of the first Smith County court meeting, still stands. On June 20, 1863, a Civil War skirmish was fought between Confederate soldiers and the Northern occupiers of Dixon Springs at that time. The location of the skirmish was most likely to have taken place approximately a half mile out Rome Road where the northern occupiers commandeered a plantation and dug a trench along a hillside overlooking Rome Road (still visible today) so they could guard the road from any confederates that may have been approaching the Hartsville/Gallatin Pike after crossing the ferry from Rome over to Beasley Bend.

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How did Tennessee earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Tennessee has a state sales tax of 7.00%. Of particular interest is that Tennessee does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Tennessee has an effective property tax rate of 0.75%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Tennessee earned its state tax grade of B+.

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