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Nashville is located in Davidson County and it is the county seat. It lies on hilly ground alongside the Cumberland River. Nashville is the second largest city in Tennessee after Memphis, and is the state capital. The city covers an area of 533 square miles. The area's average yearly temperature 59.2 degrees with an average high of 69.8 and a low of 48.5 degrees.

Settlers came to the Nashville area in 1779 and built Fort Nashborough the following year. When the town was incorporated in 1784, the name was changed to Nashville. It was governed under the Cumberland Compact, a written constitution. The city was chartered in 1806 and became the state capital in 1843.

Today, Nashville is famous as the home of the Grand Ole Opry, one of several music-oriented attractions. The city's three top employers are the service industry, 31.6 percent; trade, 24.5 percent; and manufacturing, 14.5 percent.

Nashville is part of the Nashville, Tennessee metro area.

Nashville Greek Festival | Tennessee State Fair | World Music and Food Festival |
Art Grand Ole Opry | Lyzon Art Gallery | Prism Glass Gallery |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Granite Falls Restaurant | Miss Marple's Mystery Dinner Theatre | Wild Boar Restaurant |
Golf Nashboro Golf Club |
History Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum | Music Valley Wax Museum of the Stars |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Clubhouse Inn & Conference Center | Days Inn Downtown/Convention Center | The Westin Hermitage Nashville |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Don and Jennifer Smith, Brokers | Taylorcraft Homes |
Science Cumberland Science Museum |
Shopping Country Craft Barn |
Transportation Cornelia Fort Airpark Airport | Nashville International Airport |
Wyndham Hotels and Resorts Union Station | Wyndham Garden Hotel |

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12/03 Coming to The area
Panoply Arts Festival Huntsville AL April26-28 Each spring in the heart of the Rocket City the arts are in full bloom at the Panoply Arts Festival.
Tennessee Strawberry Festival Dayton TN May4-11 The Tennessee Strawberry Festival is the celebration of small town life. It offers a chance for our community to showcase its beauty, history and commitment to family values.
A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival Mt. Juliet TN May11 Visitors will stroll from tent to tent sipping the rich heritage of Tennessee vines, savoring gourmet specialty foods, shopping for handcrafted items from local artisans, enjoying music, and attending wine & food experience seminars.
Stucky Music Festival Park City KY May17-18 It is a hard economic time and Stucky Musical Festival would like to remain a low cost event that gives both musicians and local companies a place to promote themselves, as well as sell their merchandise. Proceeds will go to growing this festival so that it can continue on and to a local charity that helps children have opportunity to participate in music and art.
Lower Town Arts and Music Festival Paducah KY May17-19 The Lower Town Arts and Music Festival in Paducah, Kentucky is THE regional Festival for Western Kentucky and the surrounding area. The Festival's mission is to celebrate the cultural richness of this part of the country.
Annual Blueberry Festival Edmonton KY June14-15 Come join us for wholesome family fun! Games on the midway all day ! There will be local Kentucky crafters, home grown fresh blueberries, free face painting, free blueberry milk shakes, free kids games, free balloons, live entertainment, games, contests, prizes, food and snacks and so much more!