POPULATION: 8,445 (2010)
Ripley, Tennessee is home of the Lauderdale County Tomato Festival, which celebrates the city’s world-renown production of delicious mouth-watering tomatoes. Going strong for more than 30 years, this festival is held in beautiful Ripley City Park and draws visitors from across the region. Ample family recreation activities, rich agricultural heritage and unique historic architecture make Ripley a must-see. Plan your own visit and see why locals say there’s so much “growing” on in downtown Ripley!