A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Nashville, North Carolina
Welcome to Nashville ...
The location of Nashville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Nashville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Nashvillian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Nashville has a population of 5,526 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Nashville.
Nashville is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Nashville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Nashville: (252)
Websites for Nashville ...
Official Website: www.townofnashville.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nashville had an population of 5,526 people. This is an increase of 3.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.24% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nashville had a population of 5,352 people (which is 5.58% of the total population of Nash County). This makes Nashville the county's most populous community.
The population of Nashville represents 0.06% of the population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 127th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,352 people, the population of Nashville increased 24.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,309 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nashville.
Communities Also Named Nashville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Nashville - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York (2), Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nashville.
Communities near Nashville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nashville.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Nashville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nashville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nashville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Nashville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nashville. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Nashville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nashville ...
Looking for more information about Nashville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Nashville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nashville.
Adding Nashville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Nashville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Nashville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Nashville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Nashville on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Nashville: www.townofnashville.com/
The official website for Nash County: www.co.nash.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022