POPULATION: 945 (2010)
Henning, Tennessee is a delightful rural wayside. Just off Highway 51, a stop in Henning will find you near the boyhood home of Pulitzer Prize winning author Alex Haley, recognized for his book “Roots” which broadened and changed our nation’s view of African American history. You’ll also discover the rich history of Fort Pillow State Historic Park. Year-round events create opportunities to explore the natural beauty and rural charm of this sleepy Southern town.