McKenzie Regional Hospital
McKenzie Regional Hospital , a 45-bed facility, is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).
- Specialties represented by physicians on staff at the facility include Emergency Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Obstetrics, Orthopedics, Pathology and Radiology.
- The facility offers a full range of services including 24-hour emergency care, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, childbirth preparatory classes, echocardiography, EEG and EKG, general surgery, holter monitoring, home care services, a family birth center, mammography, midwifery, nutritional counseling, physical therapy, radiology, respiratory therapy, ultrasound, a wellness center and more.
- Originally inhabited by the Chickasaw Indian Tribe, the first settlers started moving into this area during the early 1800s.
- The town of McKenzie was organized in 1867, when the Nashville and North-western Railroad completed its track and intersected with the Memphis and Ohio Railroad.
- The town's name was derived from the family who previously owned the land where the railroads crossed.
- James Monroe McKenzie gave the property to the railroad.
- The town began to develop rapidly after the tracks were completed and was officially incorporated by the state of Tennessee on January 22, 1869
- McKenzie is located in an outdoor enthusiast's paradise.
- Our own Carroll Lake provides a great area for family activities including a picnic area, golf course and of course fishing.
- Nearby Kentucky Lake, just 30 minutes away, is famous for its fishing and hunting opportunities and often referred to as "The Crappie Fishing Capitol of the World."
Colleges and Universities
- Bethel College
- University of Tennessee at Martin
- Tennessee Technology Center
- Union University
- Jackson State
- Lambuth University
- Murray State University