In 1863, the town of Erin was listed on a Middle Tennessee Civil War map. At that time, there were a few stores and an Irish railroad worker camp. The legend says "the hills and creeks reminded the Irish of their native Ireland and named their town Erin.
Erin is located in Houston County (of which it is the county seat). The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 1,698, an increase of 112 since 1990.
Accommodations in Erin include Country Cedar Bed And Breakfast. Click for more details, including other accommodations in the area, as well as online reservations.
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01/23 Coming to The area
International Bar-B-Q Festival Owensboro KY May10-11 The Owensboro riverfront becomes a hub of activity when cooking teams gather to compete with their secret recipes for barbecue.
A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival Mt. Juliet TN May11 Visitors will stroll from tent to tent sipping the rich heritage of Tennessee vines, savoring gourmet specialty foods, shopping for handcrafted items from local artisans, enjoying music, and attending wine & food experience seminars.
Stucky Music Festival Park City KY May17-18 It is a hard economic time and Stucky Musical Festival would like to remain a low cost event that gives both musicians and local companies a place to promote themselves, as well as sell their merchandise. Proceeds will go to growing this festival so that it can continue on and to a local charity that helps children have opportunity to participate in music and art.
Lower Town Arts and Music Festival Paducah KY May17-19 The Lower Town Arts and Music Festival in Paducah, Kentucky is THE regional Festival for Western Kentucky and the surrounding area. The Festival's mission is to celebrate the cultural richness of this part of the country.
World Music and Food Festival Nashville TN July19-21 Various live artists, cultural dancers and comedians... plus vendors! It will be a festival of celebration and cultural extravaganza!
Gathering of the Juggalos Cave-In-Rock IL August7-11 The Gathering of the Juggalos is unlike anything you have ever experienced before. It is not simply a show, a concert, a music festival, or anything of that nature. It is an EXPERIENCE. The Gathering of the Juggalos features the entire roster of Psychopathic Records plus over one hundred bands and rappers performing on multiple stages throughout the entire event.