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Welcome to Nashville ...
Nashville was established in 1779.
When the people of Nashville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Nashvillian<2>
Nashville is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Nashville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Nashville lies within the (615) area code.
Websites for Nashville ...
Official Website: www.nashville.gov/
Chamber of Commerce: www.nashvillechamber.com/
Junior League: www.jlnashville.org/
Communities Also Named Nashville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, 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 361 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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Nashville was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Nashville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Nashville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Nashville: www.nashville.gov/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023