Bucksnort, Tennessee

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Not to be confused with Mimosa, Tennessee, formerly known as Bucksnort.
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Bucksnort is a small unincorporated community in Hickman County, Tennessee. It is located near Exit 152 on Interstate 40, a few miles east of the Tennessee River. The demonym for Bucksnort is "Bucksnorter". There are no U.S. Census statistics for the location and there is no post office.

Bucksnort, a term for a sound well known to deer hunters since pioneer days, is the name given to multiple pre-Civil War towns and communities across Tennessee as well as in Fayette County, Marshall County and Bullock County, Alabama; Prentiss County and Tate County, Mississippi; and Craighead County and Dallas County, Arkansas.

Notable residents[edit]

Wrestlers Bunkhouse Buck and "Dirty White Boy" Tony Anthony (aka T.L. Hopper) call Bucksnort home, and professional wrestler "Dirty" Dutch Mantel often was billed as being from the town.[citation needed]

Cultural references[edit]

It was mentioned in the "Fran's Roots" episode of the TV sitcom The Nanny as being the location of an airplane flight layover. A town with the same name also features prominently in the "Beware of the Dog" episode of the television series Millennium.


Coordinates: 35°53′08″N 87°41′04″W / 35.88556°N 87.68444°W / 35.88556; -87.68444