Diamond Island - 161 acre island on the Tennessee River in Hardin County, TN

Diamond Island on the Tennessee River - 161 acres
An island on the Tennessee River

Diamond Island on the Tennessee River

161 Acres - 6,411' LONG - 13,047' of shoreline (2.47 miles of shore!)

Located in Hardin County, Tennessee on the Tennessee River,

Diamond Island is located near Shiloh National Military Park,

within site of Hagy's Catfish Hotel, 5 minutes from a public dock,

and completely surrounded by the beautiful Tennessee River.

This island is one of the largest islands on the TN River! 

It is located below Pickwick Dam at mile marker 196.

Lat / Lon: N 35° 10.934' / W 088° 18.602'

Much of the island is at 400' elevation (US Topo Map)

Are you a Buyer with Dreams?  Are you a visionary buyer?

The ideal blank canvas for a private retreat and/or income opportunity for the

visionary buyer with waterfront dreams…Diamond Island – Savannah, TN.

Imagine living on your own private secluded island.

Perhaps your dream home would be on the banks of a scenic river

surrounded by the soothing sounds of flowing water, vistas of farmland

and woods all around… nature’s beauty in every direction.

Maybe you envision creating a private island community of “off-grid”, self-sustained living. 

Well, here's your chance to finally experience your dream. 

Diamond Island – 161 acres / 2.5 miles of shoreline on the Tennessee River in Hardin County, TN.

Perhaps the most exciting opportunity now available near Pickwick Lake

(below dam at mile marker 196 on the Tennessee River) is the unique,

exclusive privacy offered by the 161-acre island located near Savannah, TN – Diamond Island.  

One of the most enticing sites available (and well-known islands on the Tennessee River),

this property contains the potential for recreational sites,

each with different topography and dramatic panoramic views of the sparkling river and distant farmlands.

Located just two hours from Memphis or Nashville (45 miles south of Jackson, TN & north of Corinth, MS),

this Savannah, TN location has excellent highways nearby –

Hwy's 64, 22, 128, 69, & 45 as well as Interstate 40 to the north.

Diamond Island is exactly as stated…an island.  Access to this scenic island oasis is by boat only (at this time). 

With vision and some land clearing, imagine your own personal aircraft landing strip!  A “FLY-IN” Island Community!

It may be difficult selecting your dream home location on this exclusive riverfront property from 161 spectacular acres. 

With approximately 2.5 miles of shoreline offering both sunrise and sunset views from this one-mile stretch of the Tennessee River, potential dream home sites are abundant.

This remarkable property is only 5 minutes, by boat, from the nearest public boat ramp access on the Tennessee River at Savannah. 

If you already live on or near the Tennessee River, here is an opportunity to acquire a one-of-kind 161-acre island. 

Hop on your boat and visit your island anytime you desire!




  • Saltillo access located at the intersection of Main Street and Shoreline Lane in Saltillo
  • Cravens access located off Tennessee River Lane in Savannah
  • Savannah access located off of Lemert Road near the Hwy 64 bridge in Savannah


  • Yellow Creek access located off of Hwy 57 South near the MS line


  • River Heights located off of Riverside Lane in Crump
  • Wayne Jerrolds park in Savannah
  • TVA access below Pickwick Dam
  • Dickey Landing off of Lee Lane (limited parking)
  • Wilkerson Ferry Landing off Saltillo Ferry Road (limited parking)


  • Pickwick State Park ramps off Marina Road or State Park Road
  • Bruton Branch ramp off of Branum Cemetery Road



Diamond Island is a river island on the Tennessee River in Hardin County, Tennessee.

Diamond Island was so named on account of its diamond shape.

Diamond Island was purchased jointly by William Albert Warren and his brother Joshua Warren in 1851.


This property is being sold by Online Auction. 

Bidding Online ends on Tuesday, Sept. 5th at 6:00pm

A 10% Buyer's Premium is added to the bid to determine the final purchase amount.

Viewing at your OWN RISK - Access is by boat only

David Hudgins, auctioneer - TN Lic# 4787 - (931) 994-7144


Opening Bid: $150,000.00

PROCEDURE: The property will be sold as a whole - Diamond Island on the Tennessee River - 161 acres (per Property Tax Record)

DOWN PAYMENT: A 10% down payment of the total contract purchase price will be due immediately after being declared the buyer. The down payment may be paid in the form of personal check, business check, or cashier's check. The balance of the contract purchase price is due in cash at closing within 30 days.


ACCEPTANCE OF BID PRICES: The successful bidder will sign a purchase agreement immediately following the close of online bidding.  The sellers reserve the right to accept or reject the high bid.

BUYER'S PREMIUM: A Ten percent (10%) Buyer's Premium will be added to the final bid price to arrive at the total contract purchase price paid by the Buyer.

CLOSING: Closing shall take place 30 days after the contract has been fully executed, or as soon thereafter as applicable closing documents are completed. 

POSSESSION: Possession will be given at closing - Date of Deed.

TITLE: Seller shall execute a proper deed (General Warranty Deed) conveying the real estate to the buyer(s).  Property will be conveyed with good, clear title.  Buyer has the option to purchase TITLE INSURANCE.

REAL ESTATE TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS: The current year taxes on said Property shall be prorated to the date of closing.  There are no liens on this property and all taxes are paid current.

EASEMENTS: Sale of said property is subject to any and all easements of record. 

SURVEY: No New Survey; Sell per existing deed

AGENCY: Hudgins Auctions and its representatives are Exclusive Agents of the Seller.

ZONING: Currently, the property is FOREST / Agriculture.  The property is a very well-known ISLAND, located on the Tennessee River in Hardin County, TN.

UTILITIES: Off Grid - There is an abundance of water (Tennessee River completely surrounding the 161 acre island.

DISCLAIMER AND ABSENCE OF WARRANTIES: All information contained in this website listing and all related materials are subject to the terms and conditions outlined in the agreement to purchase. The auctioneer may UPDATE these Terms prior to the auction end date and time.  Any changes will be made known to all registered bidders.  The property is being sold on an "AS IS, WHERE IS" basis, and no warranty or representation, either express or implied, concerning the property is made by the Seller or the auction company. Each registered bidder is responsible for conducting his or her own independent inspections, investigations, inquiries, and due diligence concerning the property. The information contained in this listing is believed to be accurate but is subject to verification by all parties relying on it. No liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed by the Seller or the auction company.  All acreages are approximate and have been estimated based on either the current survey, deed of record or property assessor's report.

ACREAGE DISCLOSURE: The Hardin County Property Assessor shows the Diamond Island parcel containing 161 acres.  There is no survey available.  Obviously, there are no boundary disputes.

Server & Software Technical Issues: In the event technical issues are experienced that are related to the server, software or any other online auction related technologies, Hudgins Auctions, David Hudgins (Auctioneer) and the Seller reserve the right to extend bidding, continue the bidding, or close the bidding. By registering and bidding in this auction each bidder automatically and expressly acknowledges that Hudgins Auctions, David Hudgins (Auctioneer) and the company providing the software shall NOT be responsible or liable for a missed bid or the failure of the software to function properly for any reason. Email notifications may be sent to registered bidders with updated information as deemed necessary by Hudgins Auctions, David Hudgins (Auctioneer).