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Welcome to Murfreesboro ...
The location of Murfreesboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Murfreesboro has a population of 136,372 people<2> (see below for details).
Murfreesboro was established in 1811.
The community of Murfreesboro is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Murfreesboro lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Murfreesboro had a population of 108,755 people (which is 41.41% of the total population of Rutherford County). This makes Murfreesboro the county's most populous community.
The population of Murfreesboro represents 1.71% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 6th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 108,755 people, the population of Murfreesboro increased 58.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 68,816 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Murfreesboro had an population of 136,372 people. This is an increase of 25.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 98.17% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Murfreesboro.
Communities near Murfreesboro ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Murfreesboro.
Communities Also Named Murfreesboro ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Murfreesboro - they are located in Arkansas and North Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Murfreesboro.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Murfreesboro:
Websites for Murfreesboro ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murfreesboro ...
Looking for more information about Murfreesboro? 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 Murfreesboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Murfreesboro.
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The official website for Murfreesboro: www.murfreesborotn.gov/
The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcounty.org/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019