Nashville is the state capital of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. The city is located on the Cumberland River, in the northern-central section of Tennessee. Nashville is known to be a hub and center for country music, health care, publishing and banking industries in the central United States.
Nashville features a consolidated city and county government, with six smaller municipalities. The population of Nashville, without including the smaller municipalities was 601,222, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. The 2010 population of the Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Columbia combined statistical area was 1,670,890. The Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area encompasses the counties of Cannon, Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Macon, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson and Wilson.
Major highways and roadways in Nashville include I-40, I-24 and I-65. A number of roads called “pikes” originate from the center of Nashville including Clarksville Pike, Gallatin Pike, Lebanon Pike, Murfreesboro Pike, Nolensville Pike and Franklin Pike. The Nashville MTA serves the city.
Nashville Attractions and Colleges
Nashville is home to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Belcourt Theatre, Ryman Auditorium and the Grand Ole Opry House. It is also the home to several colleges and universities including Vanderbilt University, Tennessee State University, Lipscomb University, Belmont University and the American Baptist College.
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“A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.” – John 13:34