Finger, Tennessee: Town Named Finger

A crossroads hamlet with an odd name. Several signs around town have "Finger" in their name, and visitors probably take photos of themselves pointing at them.
Address:
Hwy 199, Finger, TN
Directions:
On Hwy 199 about 25 miles south of Jackson and three miles east of US Hwy 45.
Admission:
Free
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Town Named Finger

There is a small town in Tennessee with the name of Finger. Supposedly it got its name when townspeople were discussing what to call it and someone noticed a citizen who was using wild hand gestures to get their attention. There's not much to see, but it is a good stop for folks who like to take photos of towns with unusual names. There is no city limit sign, but the post office is a good location for a photo, plus quite a few businesses have Finger as part of their name, such as The Finger Store and the Finger Community Center.

Its most famous resident was Sheriff Buford Pusser of "Walking Tall" fame.

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