Introduction to Union City, Tennessee
Union City History
The city was named because of its location at the confluence of two railroads. General George Gibbs laid out Union City in 1854. Union City was the site of a minor battle in the Civil War in 1864. The city also has a Goodyear Tire Plant.
Union City and nearby Attractions
- Obion Square Shopping Center
- Obion County Museum
- Southlane Bowling
- Pleasant Valley Church
Things To Do In Union City
The Obion County Museum provides insight into the history of this area. Southlane Bowling is the local bowling center and a popular local spot. The Spring Heritage Days Folk Festival and the Obion County Fair are held in Union City every day.
Union City Transportation
Memphis International is the nearest major airport.
Union City Higher Education
One can pursue higher education at the University of Tennessee-Martin, Murray State University, Union University and Jackson State Community College.