Where is Nashville, TN?

Nashville is located in the northern part of the Tennessee. Nashville is the second largest city in the state Tennessee and 23rd most-populous city in the United States.

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Where is Nashville Located?

Nashville is the capital city of Tennessee State in the United States. The city is located on the Cumberland River and serves as the hub of the Nashville metropolitan area, which is one of the fastest growing in the country. The Nashville city was founded in 1779 and was named after Francis Nash, a Continental Army general during the American Revolutionary War. The city of Nashville is located in the Nashville Basin's northwest corner along the Cumberland River. Nashville is also located near the beginning of the Highland Rim, a geophysical area with a lot of hills. Nashville is consequently highly hilly. According to the United States Census Bureau Nashville city has a total area of 527.9 square miles (1,367 km2), of which 504.0 square miles is land and 23.9 square miles is water. Nashville city has the highest population in the state of Tennessee. It is the fourth-most populated city in the southeastern United States and the 21st most populous city in the nation. The population of Nashville in 2022 is 1,294,000.

The present economy of Nashville is diversified. The music and entertainment sector is a major factor in Nashville`s economy and services including health care, banking and insurance, and education also play a significant role. Tourism, printing and publishing (particularly of music and religious publications), and manufacturing (including the production of cars, auto glass, trucks, tires, water heaters, aircraft parts, and appliances) are additional significant industries. Tobacco, livestock, dairy products, corn, and soybeans are among the agricultural products grown in the region. The city serves as a hub for transportation and distribution thanks to its strategic location, international airport, Cumberland River port facilities, and rail and highway links.

Nashville is well known for its country music, which serves as the foundation for a significant recording business in the city. The majority of those activities are concentrated in downtown's Music Row neighborhood. Numerous tourist attractions in the Nashville city are focused on music, such as the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and the Ryman Auditorium, a performance hall that formerly served as the Opry's home. The city's vibrant academic community has played a significant role in shaping its cultural landscape. Popular destinations include Fort Nashborough and Fort Negley, the Tennessee State Museum, the Parthenon, and Parthenon.

Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee. The city is the county seat of Davidson County and is located on the Cumberland River. Memphi is the 23rd largest city in United States, with a population of 694,144 according to the 2019 United States Census Bureau data. It covers an area of 525.94 sq mi (1,362.2 km2).

Nashville City Facts

Country USA
State Tennessee
Location Northern part of the State
Latitude 36.10′00″N
Longitude 86.47′00″W
Area1,367km2 ( 527.9 sq mi )
Population (2019)694,144
Zip Codes37201-37250
Area code615 and 629
Nearby Cities Franklin, Spring Hill, Gallatin, Mount Juliet
Major Tourists' Attraction Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Belle Meade Plantation, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, Ryman Auditorium
Regional railMusic City Star
WaterwaysCumberland River
Public transitNashville MTA
Nearest airport Nashville International Airport
ClimateHumid subtropical climate

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