DeKalb Community Hospital

520 West Main Street
Smithville, TN 37166
(615) 215-5370


DeKalb Community Hospital is the only acute care facility in DeKalb County. It is licensed for 71 beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic, medical, surgical, and rehabilitative services to a service area population of 75,000. DCH has a 24-hour emergency room that participates in the Middle Tennessee Poison Control Consortium, a four-bed intensive care unit, and flight services to tertiary care in Nashville and Chattanooga.

Located just 7 miles from scenic Center Hill Lake in Smithville, Tennessee DeKalb Community Hospital offers warmth and hospitality that reflect its surroundings.

Not only are hospital employees genuinely concerned about the quality of care you receive, they also go that extra mile to ensure that your hospital stay is as pleasant as possible.


Smithville, Tennessee, the county seat of DeKalb County, Tennessee, is world renowned for its annual Fiddlers' Jamboree and Craft Festival, held on the first weekend in July. The Fiddler's Jamboree is a two-day festival of pure Appalachian crafts, music and dance, and contestants from all over the United States come to participate in the fun. The small town of 4,000 swells to nearly 80,000 over the two days, and an atmosphere of fellowship and fun surround the festivities.
Smithville and its neighboring towns of Alexandria, Liberty and Dowelltown, offer the best of both worlds for those looking for a business opportunity and/or a safe and friendly place to live. Not only is there choice land available for industrial development and a trainable workforce, DeKalb County is also a beautiful place to live upon retirement. One of the chief agricultural products produced in DeKalb County is the nursery stock used for landscaping. In fact, DeKalb County is widely known as The Nursery Capital of the World!
If its health care services you need, our community offers quality, accredited assisted living and nursing homes as well as a first rate hospital. DeKalb Community Hospital was previously recognized by H.C.A. as one of the top 100 hospitals in America!

We'd love for you to come for a visit and experience first hand why our community makes an ideal destination spot for your entire family!