About the Middle Tennessee Area

The Nashville region is home to more than 1.8 million people and 40,000 businesses. Nashville’s advantages have attracted more diverse new business from across the country than any city its size over the past 20 years. Due to this success, Nashville has become a “who’s who” of corporate relocations, home to headquarter offices of HCA, Asurion, Bridgestone Americas, Nissan North America and more.


Click Here to view the Greater Nashville Regional Profile Digital Magazine - in depth information on Middle Tennessee.

Visit my BLOG for up to the minute area news, happenings, and real estate information.

Without a doubt, the secret is out: Middle Tennessee is a good place to live, work and play no matter what lifestyle you enjoy. We are metropolitan and rural, cosmopolitan and down-home, fast-paced and laid-back. Being named the "friendliest city" as well as voted the #1 "Smart Places to Live" in the nation people are pouring into the Midstate to live drawing a vast array of businesses to the area.

Music City USA, the Athens of the South, the famous Country Music Capital of the World, Tennessee's State Capital - Nashville seems to have an endless variety of themes and monikers. It won't take long before the people, shopping, sports, entertainment, art and down-to-earth atmosphere make you feel right at ease. The housing selection is both diverse and attractive, from historic neighborhoods to modern developments. Newcomers will be able to choose from majestic older homes with exquisite architecture and lush greenery, rustic cabins, condominiums, estates and manors, modest bungalows, or suburban family homes. With its superb quality of life, affordable housing, exceptional natural beauty, and flourishing economy, Middle Tennessee offers the pinnacle of the American Dream.

-Climate
Glorious springs, breathtaking autumns, and mild winters make Middle Tennessee a delightful place to call home. The winter temperatures average between 30-50 degrees; spring between 40-70; and fall between 50-75. For Middle Tennessee weather news CLICK HERE.

-Healthcare
Home to a number of leading health networks like the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, St. Thomas Health Services, HCA and TriStar Health System Middle Tennessee is a hub for premier providers and truly innovative services. From the heart of the city to the suburbs and into the rural corners of the area, leading healthcare systems operate regional institutions that are recognized for their excellence and well known for the spearheading of many innovative services that have been replicated throughout the nation. For more information on area healthcare click the facility of your interest below. 
Vanderbilt Medical Center
St. Thomas Health Services
HCA
TriStar

-Academics
As you might expect from a place called the "Athens of the South," a dedication to quality education on all levels is a hallmark of Middle Tennessee. The area has 20 colleges and universities complemented by technical and training programs. In fact, Nashville is home to more institutions of advanced learning per capita than nearly any metropolis in the nation. For additional information on education visit the following websites.
Student Assistance for Higher Education
Tennessee Schools Directory
Tennessee Non-Public School Directory

-Family Adventures
Nashville and the surrounding area is filled with adventures and sites that are sure to capture the attention of children of all ages, providing hours of quality family time. From amusement and entertainment centers to museums that mix fun with education, the possibilities are virtually endless. Visit my "Things to Do" page for a list of family fun locations and links to each facility's website.

-Cultural Attractions
From Banjos to Broadway, the Grand Ole Opry to Nashville Symphony, Middle Tennessee is filled with crowd pleading productions. Spectacular venues celebrate some of the brightest stars in every facet of artistic expression, while the finest galleries and elegant museums showcase world-class collections. Visit my "Things to Do" page for a complete list of cultural attractions along with links to each facility's website.

-Historical Attractions
From the Hermitage, the home of President Andrew Jackson, to an array of fine museums, historic Nashville offers a fascinating glimpse into the past. Elegant antebellum homes combine with restored wonders like Ryman Auditorium. Visit my "Things to Do" page for a list of historical attractions to visit and links to their websites.

-Parks & Nature Centers
Mountains, pristine forests, ancient rivers, majestic waterfalls, and deep gorges filled with abundant wildlife are just a few of the breathtaking highlights you'll find throughout Middle Tennessee. From a vast state park system to arboretums, gardens, and nature centers, the entire state is a nature lover's dream. Nashville and Davidson County alone preserve more than 10,000 acres of land for recreation and outdoor enjoyment. Metro Parks also offers many outstanding programs and activities from softball and soccer to art and dance as well as facilities that include swimming pools, tennis courts, and golf courses. For more information on parks and nature centers visit my "Things to Do" page.

-Sports & Recreation
Residents of Middle Tennessee can cheer on professional or collegiate sports teams, play golf or tennis, enjoy a wide variety of league sports, swim, picnic, boat, camp, hike, bike and horseback ride! For nearly every sporting event or activity, the Nashville area provides the ideal facility and setting. Visit my "Things to Do" page for the most popular listings for sports teams, racing, golf, athletics and more.

-Shopping
Whether you enjoy modern malls filled with upscale boutiques and designer labels or quaint historic districts nestled in small towns, the Middle Tennessee area has a shopping venue for you. Take your time exploring factory outlet stores, antique malls, unique gift shops, and colorful farmers markets. For more information visit my "Things to Do" page.

Peaked your interest? Want even more comprehensive information about all aspects of Middle Tennessee.... 

Request my Free Nashville, Brentwood and Franklin Relocation Package. It's packed full of useful and important information about the Nashville, Brentwood and Franklin, Tennessee area. Don't move here without it! Remember: I'll send it to you for free and without obligation. Just fill out the form and I will send it right out... 

 

It's my job to know EVERYTHING about Nashville, Brentwood and Franklin! Ask me any question. Or request a FREE information package. There's no obligation, and I promise to get back to you quickly... 

JoAnne Staler
JoAnne Staler
RE/MAX Choice Properties | Brentwood