The Country Trader Mission

Originally called The Rural Trader, The Country Trader has filled a need for our readers to advertise at an affordable rate since 1989.  Our goal is to provide friendly, reliable service to the readers we serve, which now includes many readers nationwide. 

The Country Trader in newsprint covers Sumner (Gallatin, Portland, White House, Westmoreland), Macon (Lafayette), and Trousdale (Hartsville) Counties in Tennessee. In Kentucky, we cover Allen (Scottsville) and Simpson (Franklin) Counties.

Our publication can be viewed on our website which reaches millions of readers worldwide as well as on our Facebook page. Find us on Facebook and like our page. Give us a call or place your ad with us on our website.

The Country Trader is published weekly online  and can be found bi-weekly in print in racks and on counter-tops of 
convenience stores, restaurants, and retail locations. New issues are available online on Wednesday of each week.
For information regarding display advertising rates and available space, please call (615) 230-1116 or email If you would like to have the Trader distributed at your place of business, give us a call.

Our Classified deadline is Monday by 12:00 noon.  Display deadline Monday 12:00 noon. Deadline to reserve your display advertising space is Friday before the next Thursday publication. Classified ads may be submitted by mail using our mail-in form in the paper (be sure to include payment), by email or you may place your ad on our website.
Free Classified Option*
We offer free classifieds for personal items to be sold for under $75.

Items over $75 are $6 for two weeks.
To submit a free ad, please email these 
You may also submit these by mail to:
The Country Trader, P.O. Box 2191, Castalian Springs, TN 37031