Abundant educational and recreational opportunities and a low cost of living contribute to an excellent quality of life in McKenzie, TN.


Our public elementary, middle, and high schools serve children from kindergarten through graduation. For more information on our public school system, visit the McKenzie Special School District website.

We are also home to two higher learning institutions. Bethel University, a private Christian 4-year university, offers several fields of study within the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Health Sciences, and Professional Studies while the Tennessee College of Applied Technology, a technical and vocational school, offers training and certification in a variety of areas.

Medical Providers

McKenzie has multiple solutions for those in need of a Senior Living facility, Retirement Home, or Assisted Living. Our medical facilities also include the following practices:

  • Family Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Urgent Care
  • General Surgery
  • Family Birth Center
  • Radiology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy

To learn more about medical practices in McKenzie, visit our Healthcare page.


From excellent phone, television, and internet services to low-cost utilities from trustworthy, hometown providers, McKenzie has everything you need to live life comfortably.

We also have a local Farmer's Market and four city parks with plentiful green spaces that are open for sports activities, family gatherings, and more. 

To learn more about things to do in McKenzie, visit our Arts & Entertainment page.