One of the state's three grand divisions, West Tennessee is characterized by low hills and alluvial plains. The city of Memphis and its metropolitan area are in the southwestern corner of the region. Much of the remainder of the region is still predominantly agricultural.
Southwest Tennessee Development District
Charged with providing comprehensive planning, and promoting economic, community, and human resource development in Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, McNairy and Madison counties. Includes agency profile and description of services.