Obion, Tennessee is located on Highway 183, east of highway 51, only 16 miles from the famous Reelfoot Lake. Illinois Central Railroad runs through the town and Obion River/Gooch's Hunting & Fishing Reserve borders the town to the south. Obion proudly provides its residents a typical small town environment, a haven for retirement, with a slow leisurely lifestyle. Tradition plays an important role in the lives of the townspeople, the majority of whom are over fifty. Obion also proudly offers an abundant water supply to its farmers and industries.
Obion's principal crops are wheat, cotton, corn and soybeans. In the spring and fall, farm trucks can be seen moving through town as they journey to the Obion Grain Company. Reelfoot Metal is also located in Obion, fulfilling all your metal roofing or other project needs.