Savannah, TN, 12 miles and Corinth, MS 25 miles. Large cities are Memphis, 110 miles and Nashville, 130 miles.
Savannah has an airport for private planes. For commercial travel airports are in Memphis, Nashville and Tupelo (75 miles).
Homes around the lake are mainly resort homes, many of which are in private gated developments. Each development has their own specific deed restrictions and building requirements.
Pickwick Lake and Hardin County hosts events such as the Pickwick Challenge Formula 2 and 3 Tunnel Boat races; the NAIA championship football game each December; and the Darryl Worley Tennessee River Run concert held on the banks of the State Park in Sept