- Population: 7,947
- Service Area: 30,390
Situated among the rolling, green hills of southern Middle Tennessee, the historic town of Pulaski combines old-fashioned Southern charm with warm hospitality to create a family-friendly community. Pulaski is the county seat of Giles County, featuring high winding ridges in the north and the fertile valleys of Richland Creek and the Elk River in the south.
Hillside Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 95-bed facility providing complete clinical services with modern technology. Services offered by the hospital include a 24-hr. physician-staffed Emergency Department, LDRP-equipped Obstetrics Unit. Radiology services include Nuclear Medicine, CT, MRI and Digital Mammography. Other services include Community Education, Bone Densitometry, ENT, Surgery, Laboratory, Nutrition Counseling, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Patient Education, Industrial Safety Medicine, EKG/ EEG, Cardiac Rehab, Pharmacy, Sleep Studies, Pediatrics, Respiratory Therapy, Laparoscopic/Laser/Day Surgery, Geriatric Mental Health Services, Stress Testing/Pulmonary Function, Diabetes Center, a six-bed Invasive ICU, Endoscopy, Gastroenterology, Heliport/Lifeflight, Ophthalmology/Cataract Surgery and Orthopedics.
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Conveniently located 60 miles south of Nashville and 50 miles north of Huntsville, Alabama, Pulaski and Giles County have become the location of choice for many major business and industrial interests. Six Fortune 500 companies and two Fortune 100 companies are located in the area. Indeed, counting only employers with 100 or more employees, Pulaski is home to over 5,000 jobs! Interstate 65, a major transportation artery linking Chicago to Mobile, runs the length of Giles County, providing vital shipping routes for manufacturers and other businesses. Pulaski is home to Martin Methodist College, a four-year liberal arts college founded in 1870, and home to the Della Clayton Lee Concert Series and A Songwriter’s Dream Series, featuring a variety of professional musicians, entertainers, and Grammy award winning songwriters. The nearby city of Lynville has 59 buildings listed on the National Historic District including an old-fashioned soda shoppe, a general store, gift shop, craft and antique shops. The Milky Way Farm, built by the founder of the Mars Candy Company, is a Tudor-Revival style home that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a great place to tour.
Pulaski features seven community parks that offer a variety of recreational opportunities, which include softball fields, soccer fields, tennis courts, playgrounds and picnic areas. Sharewood Park features a $40,000+ community playground and an outdoor amphitheater that hosts concerts, family movie nights, community theater productions and much more. Sam Davis Park boasts one of the best non-college football and baseball facilities in the state. There is also a 9-hole golf course locally.
Named after one of Tennessee’s most famous native sons, David Crockett State Park is just a few miles down the road from Pulaski. Joe Wheeler State Park and Resort, located on the Tennessee River just 40 miles south of Pulaski, features fishing, camping, dining, lodging, an 18-hole golf course, plus jet ski and pontoon rentals.