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The county seat of Davidson County and the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee is Nashville city. On the Cumberland River in the north-central division of the state the Nashville city is situated. The Nashville city has a huge number of colleges and universities and the Nashville city is the center for the health care, publishing, banking and transportation industries. Nashville is home to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee, Nashville is home to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee. Nashville city is most particularly known as a center of the music industry, grossing it the nickname "Music City". Nashville has a combined city-county government comprises six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. With out involving the semi-independent municipalities, as of the 2010 census the population of the Nashville city is at 601,222.Nashville is the fourth biggest city in the Southeastern United States and second largest city in Tennessee after Memphis city. The Chamber of Commerce of Nashville Area has a number of members who works in the travel and tourism industry, with attractions, shopping/retail, restaurants, transportation, sports etc.

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      Nashville Area Recreation, Culture and Attractions
Group that has been amusing the area's children and youthful adults for six decades is Nashville Children's Theater. Nashville is also local to the American Negro Playwright, Dark horse and Tennessee Dance Theatres, which presents dance with a Southern theme. Nashville most physically extraordinary gallery as well as primary cultural arts center is Cheek wood. The fine arts center is housed in a magnificent 60-room Georgian mansion that sits high atop a hill missing most of West Nashville. In Nashville Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is the top attraction on Music Row. With strong African American powers reflected in its famed blues scene, Nashville is a great southern cultural purpose. Nashville is also local to a busy arts scene, Along with one of the most lively music scenes in America and with many art museums and galleries. The city offers a variety of activities for every interest, there is many more to see and do, many of the attractions in Nashville rotate around music.

      Nashville Area Demographics
Nashville Area Population-545524
Nashville Area Male Population -264095
Nashville Area Female Population-281429
Nashville Area White Population-359581
Nashville Area Black or African American Population-146235
Nashville Area American Indian and Alaska Native Population-1639
Nashville Area Asian Population-12992
Nashville Area Asian indian Population-2607
Nashville Area Chinese Population-1916
Nashville Area Filipino Population -796
Nashville Area Japanese Population-644
Nashville Area Korean Population -1596
Nashville Area Vietnamese Population-1972
Nashville Area Other Asian Population-3461
Nashville Area Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population-400
Nashville Area Native Hawaiian Population- 81
Nashville Area Guamanian or Chamorro Population-57
Nashville Area Samoan Population -181
Nashville Area Other Pacific Islander Population-81

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      Nashville Area History
In the year 1779 the original Cumberland settlement of Fort Nashborough, The town of Nashville was established by James Robertson, John Donelson, and a party of Overmountain Men. Nashville was integrated as a city and became the county seat of Davidson County, Tennessee in the year 1806. Because of Nashville's strategic location, convenience as a river port, and Nashville's later status as a major railroad center, Nashville quickly grew. Nashville riverfront soon after the Civil War By the year 1860, when the first rumblings of secession began to be heard across the South, in the year 1843, the city was named the everlasting capital of the state of Tennessee. The Battle of Nashville was a important Union victory and maybe the most crucial tactical victory gained by either side in the war. Nashville became the first state capital to fall to Union troops In February 1862.The late 19th century the post-Civil War years brought a newfound wealth to Nashville. Nashville was awarded an NHL expansion team which was then named the Nashville Predators in the year 1997.

      Nashville Area Transportation
Interstate 440 is a bypass route linking I-40, I-65, and I-24 south of downtown Nashville. I-40, I-24, and I-65 are Interstate Highways situated centrally at the crossroads of Nashville. Newly built hub station downtown the Metropolitan Transit Authority provides bus transportation within the city. In the year 1986 and 1995 was center for American Airlines and is now a focus city for Southwest Airlines, The city is served by Nashville International Airport. Nashville International airport was the 34th busiest passenger airport in the U.S with 4,673,047 travelers during the year 2011.Music City Star is a passenger commuter rail system start on September 18, 2006 in the Nashville city.

      Nashville Area Universities
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY ,Nashville,Tennessee- 10092 students
TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY,Nashville,Tennessee- 8640 students
NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE,Nashville,Tennessee- 7315 students
BELMONT UNIVERSITY,Nashville,Tennessee- 2976 students
DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY,Nashville,Tennessee- 2528 students
TREVECCA NAZARENE UNIVERSITY,Nashville,Tennessee- 1709 students
NASHVILLE AUTO DIESEL COLLEGE INC,Nashville,Tennessee- 1298 students
FISK UNIVERSITY,Nashville,Tennessee-973 students
MEHARRY MEDICAL COLLEGE,Nashville,Tennessee- 905 students
ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE,Nashville,Tennessee- 498 students
AQUINAS COLLEGE,Nashville,Tennessee- 477 students
WATKINS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN,Nashville,Tennessee- 338 students
FREE WILL BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE,Nashville,Tennessee- 319 students
SOUTHEASTERN PARALEGAL INSTITUTE,Nashville,Tennessee- 103 students
AMERICAN BAPTIST COLLEGE,Nashville,Tennessee- 95 students
NEW DIRECTIONS HAIR ACADEMY,Nashville,Tennessee- 87 students
VOLUNTEER BEAUTY INC,Nashville,Tennessee- 41 students
JOHN A GUPTON COLLEGE,Nashville,Tennessee- 36 students
MID STATE BARBER STYLING COLLEGE INC,Nashville,Tennessee- 8 students
Lipscomb Academy,Nashville,Tennessee- 1500 students
Christ Presbyterian Academy,Nashville,Tennessee- 1000 students
The Ensworth School,Nashville,Tennessee- 1,041 students
Franklin Road Academy,Nashville,Tennessee- 817 students
Harpeth Hall School,Nashville,Tennessee- 625 students
Montgomery Bell Academy,Nashville,Tennessee -713 students
Nashville Christian School,Nashville,Tennessee- 650 students
University School of Nashville,Nashville,Tennessee -1022 students

      Nashville Area Tourist Attractions
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Fontanel Mansion
Ryman Auditorium
Opryland Hotel Gardens
RCA Studio B
Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson
Edwin and Percy Warner Parks
Downtown Nashville
Lane Motor Museum
Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art
Radnor Lake State Park
Bridgestone Arena
Belmont Mansion
Centennial Park
Nashville Public Library
The Doyle and Debbie Show
Frist Center for Visual Arts
The Parthenon
Radnor Lake
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Athena Statue
Tennessee State Museum
General Jackson Showboat
Gaylord Entertainment Center
Adventure Science Center
Nashville Zoo
The Murder Mystery Company
The Nashville King
The Grand Ole Opry is Nashville's number one attraction.
General Jackson Showboat
The Ryman Auditorium
The Country Music Hall of Fame
The Nashville Parthenon
The Fontanel Mansion
Nashville Shores
Radnor Lake State Park
Centennial Park and the Parthenon
Apple Barn
Hillsboro Village
Antiques District, 8th Avenue South
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Belle Meade Plantation and Winery
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

      Nashville Area Museums
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museu
m Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Lane Motor Museum
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
Tennessee Central Railway Museum
Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame
Tennessee State Museum
Upper Room Chapel & Museum
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Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum

      Nashville Area Parks
Bicentennial Mall State Park
Centennial Park
Radnor Lake State Park
Bledsoe Creek State Park
Burgess Falls State Park
Cedar of Lebanon State Par
k Edgar Evins State Park
Fall Creek Falls State Park
Henry Horton State Park
Long Hunter State Park
Old Stone Fort State Park
Cedar Hill Park
Crockett Park
Fannie Mae Dees Park
Granny White Park
Percy Warner Park
Richland Creek Greenway
Riverfront Park
Sevier Park
Shelby Park

      Nashville Area Government
As a way for Nashville to battle the problems of urban sprawl, the city of Nashville and Davidson County combined in the year 1963.Metro government was created in the year 1963,"urban services district" and the "general services district "are the two districts divided into two services. Nashville provides services such as police, fire, electricity, and water and sewage treatment. Belle Meade, Berry Hill, Forest Hills, Oak Hill, and Goodlettsville and Ridge top are six smaller metropolises within the combined city-county. Nashville uses the strong-mayor form of the mayor-council system and ruled by a mayor, vice-mayor, and 40-member Metropolitan Council. There are five council members who are chosen at large and 35 council members that symbolize individual districts and The Metropolitan Council is the legislative body of government for Nashville and Davidson County. Nashville has been a self-governing stronghold since at least the end of Reconstruction and Nashville is local to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee.

      Nashville Area Geography
The city has a total area of 527.9 square miles, of which 504.0 square miles consists of land and 23.9 square miles of water, According to the United States Census Bureau. Generally cool to reasonably cold winters, and hot, humid summers, Nashville has a humid subtropical climate. In the winter seasons, snowfall does occur in Nashville but not heavy, Monthly averages range from 38.1 F in January to 79.9 F in July, with a diurnal temperature difference of 18.5 to 23 F. The largest snow event since the year 2000 was on January 16, 2003, when Nashville received 7 inches of snow in a single storm; the largest on record was 17 inches, received on March 17, in the year 1892, Average annual snowfall is about 5.8 inches, falling mostly in January and February and infrequently March and December.Relative moisture in Nashville averages 83% in the mornings and 60% in the afternoons, which is considered reasonable for the Southeastern United States and Rainfall is typically greater in winter and spring while autumn is the driest. Spring and fall are generally warm but prone to severe thunderstorms, which occasionally bring tornadoes - with recent major events on April 16, 1998; April 7, 2006; February 5, 2008; April 10, 2009; and May 1-2, 2010.Particularly on cool, nights, temperatures are up to 10 F warmer in the heart of the city than in rural outlying areas, in recent decades because of urban development.

      Nashville Area Economy
Nashville is the second largest music production center in the U.S, since the year 1960. Nashville is the "home of country music". Including Hospital Corporation of America and the largest private operator of hospitals in the world, Nashville has above 250 health care companies. Major industries in Nashville include insurance, finance, and publishing and the automotive industry is also becoming more and more important for the whole Middle Tennessee region. Nashville city is also a most important delivery center for books and other print media of all of the products manufactured in the city. The Items and goods produced in Nashville are as follows printing, publishing, automotive products, trucks, clothing, shoes, bicycles, telecommunications etc.

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