Life in Nashville, Tennessee

Q: Where is Where is Nashville located?
Nashville, Tennessee is situated in the northwest area of the Nashville Basin. The city is surrounded by the Highland Rim, and traveling out of Nashville is an upward climb with steep elevations in all directions. Nashville lies along the banks of the Cumberland River in the northern portion of the state.

Q: What is special about Nashville?
Named in honor brigadier general Francis Nash, Fort Nashborough was established in the late 1700s and eventually became known as the city of Nashville. Nashville prospered as a railroad center and major river port, and in the 1840s the city became the state capitol. The city of Nashville is well known for its grand downtown buildings and classic architecture.

Q: What neighborhoods are in Nashville?
Antioch and Bellevue are two of Nashville’s largest neighborhoods. Hillsboro Village is home to the historic Acklen Hall.  Lockeland Springs is a historic neighborhood just north of the city’s downtown with more than 1500 residences. Madison, Joelton and Donelson are also suburbs of Nashville.

Q: What is there to do in Nashville?
Nashville's Grand Ole Opry  has been the home base of country music for about eighty-five years. Located east of downtown Nashville in Ryman Auditorium, visitors come to Nashville from all over the world to experience America's most famous country music venue. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum helps preserve the history of Nashville and its country music.

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