Greater Nashville, including all of Davidson County, has a population of 635,710 with an average age of 40-44. 28.7% have a bachelors degree or higher. Nashville was named the fifth most affordable place to live according to Forbes Magazine in October, 2010. It operates under Central Standard Time. Located at the crossroads of I-65 and I-40, Nashville is within an easy drive to Memphis, Knoxville, Birmingham and Kentucky. The rolling hills terrain make it a beautiful place to work and reside.
Greater Nashville has been chosen as the headquarters for many businesses. Industries such as health care companies, publishers, music production, insurance, logistics, restaurant groups and car manufacturers all call Nashville their home. Headquarters housed in Greater Nashville include HCA, Gibson Guitars, Thomas Nelson Publishers, CMT, LifeWay Christian Resources, Logan’s Roadhouse, Cracker Barrel and Oreck are just a few. The diversity of business and industry help to shore up the economy of this area. No state income tax is also an advantage. Nashville’s economy and job market market make it a great place to live and buy property in Nashville TN.
The Nashville International Airport is served by 17 airlines and conveniently located off I-40. The Music City Star is a commuter rail starting in Lebanon traveling to Mt. Juliet, Hermitage and Donelson before making it’s final stop in Nashville covering 32 miles.
With a mild climate, the area offers a full four seasons. Spring is glorious with flowering trees, flowers and beautiful green hillsides. Fall is beautiful with the treed hills and fall color. Winter will usually have a few mild snowfalls. Summer can range from mild to hot. With an average rainfall of 54″ the landscape is beautiful.
Greater Nashville is a destination for entertainment. Nicknamed “Music City,” it surely lives up to the name! Long known for its country music roots, Nashville is becoming a mesh of many music genres. Add rock, Christian, classical, bluegrass, jazz and barbershop to the list! Lower Broadway is a venue of musicians performing all the time. Tootsies, Roberts Western Wear and The Stage are a sampling of country.
The Schermerhorn Symphony Center is a new world class phenomenal facility featuring a fabulous pipe organ. The Ryman Auditorium is known as the “Mother Church” of country music. Located off Broadway in a church building patrons sit in church pews to see a rotating list of stars. The Bridgestone Arena hosts the larger concerts as well as sporting events. The Bluebird Cafe is a historic small venue that sometimes features well known singers such as Vince Gill and Amy Grant. They are also known for newcomer’s night where you can get a chance to perform for the audience. With all that is going on in Nashville, it’s a great place to live and buy Nashville TN real estate.
Nashville sports teams include the Tennessee Titans football team, Nashville Predators for hockey, and the Nashville Sounds are the baseball team. Many visitors enjoy Sunday morning brunch in downtown Nashville and walk across the Shelby Street bridge to the Titans stadium. The Predators play at the Bridgestone Arena also downtown. The Sounds stadium is located about 3 miles from lower Broadway.
The Gaylord Convention Center and Resort is a huge complex famous for its beautiful indoor landscaping. In the winter you can find The Rockettes performing there as well as an ice exhibit featuring an entire walkable venue made out of ice. The kids love that!
There are several highly respected private schools in Davidson County. University School of Nashville, Franklin Road Academy, Father Ryan High School and Ensworth are a few. Montgomery Bell and Harpeth Hall serve males only and females only respectively.
Higher learning institutions are conveniently located. Vanderbilt University also operates offers a medical school program. Belmont University specializes in various forms of music and music management. David Lipscomb University offers a broad base of degrees and has an outstanding number of graduates accepted to medical, dental and pharmacy programs upon graduation. Tennessee State University is the local state university.
Green Hills Mall and Hill Center in Green Hills offers high end retail. Nordstrom is under construction in Green Hills Mall. Also Dillards and Macys are located there. Hill Center offers Whole Foods Market, Anthropologie, West Elm, Francesca’s Collections, Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams, and Monkee’s. Dining spots at Hill Center are Give Guys Burgers, California Pizza Kitchen and Pei Wei.
Greater Nashville has many wonerful neighborhoods to live in and buy Nashville real estate, including: Belle Meade, Green Hills, Oak Hill, Forest Hills, 12th South, East Nashville, Bellvue and Hillwood.
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