About This Place
Dresden is a town in and the county seat of Weakley County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 2,855 at the 2000 census.
Dresden is located at 36°17′2″N 88°41′54″W / 36.28389°N 88.69833°W / 36.28389; -88.69833 (36.283805, -88.698296).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.3 square miles (13.8 km²), of which 5.3 square miles (13.8 km²) is land and 0.19% is water.