About Our City
As of 2013 the population of Palestine was 18,617 and Anderson County's population was 57,938.
With an annual average temperature of 71, Palestine benefits from a mild climate. The monthly average high temperature is 94* and the monthly average low temperature is 37*. Annual average precipitation is 40.51".
Palestine is considered a municipality with 7 members on its city council.
Healthcare Medical facilities include Palestine Regional Medical Center and Palestine Regional Rehabilitation Hospital with a total of 250 beds and over 60 medical doctors, numerous dentists and optometrists.
A recent workforce availability study showed that there is a 15% availability rate for the workforce within a 40-mile radius of Palestine.
There are numerous churches in and around Palestine including Assembly of God, Baptist, Catholic, Christian, Christian Scientist, Church of Christ, Church of God, Episcopal, Jehovah's Witnesses, Lutheran, Methodists, Pentecostal, Presbyterian and Non-Denominational.
Activities throughout the Year
Also see our calendar of events for current info:
Presenting Palestine Magazine
Every year the PACC organizes and distributes a new edition of the 'Presenting Palestine' magazine. Click here for the online version, or stop by our office for a hard copy.