Davidson County in Tennessee

  • Davidson County established in 1783
  • Nashville is Tennessee’s state capital.
  • Davidson County, Nashville, and its cities merged in 1963 to form a metropolitan government.
  • Key Attractions: The Grand Old Opry, The Hermitage, The Parthenon, Ryman Auditorium, Nissan Stadium, Country Music Hall of Fame, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Belle Meade Plantation
  • Major Annual Events: CMA Music Festival, Country Music Marathon, Music City Soul Series, Home Decorating and Remodeling Show, Music City New Year’s Eve Bash, Celebration of Cultures, Live on the Green (weekly), and many other various events throughout the year.
  • Home to Vanderbilt University, Tennessee State University, Belmont University, Lipscomb University, Trevecca Nazarene University, Fisk University, Meharry Medical College, and Nashville School of Law.


Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County

Mayor – David Briley
100 Public Square, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: (615) 862-6000
Email: mayor@nashville.gov

Information and LinksCounty Information and Demographics

davidson population graph
*Source: Tennessee State Data Center


Source: U.S. Census Bureau

*Entire city population.  City crosses county boundary.


Belle Meade

Mayor – James V. Hunt
4705 Memphis-Bristol Highway
Nashville, TN 37205-2894
Phone: (615) 297-6041
Email: jhunt@citybellemeade.org

Berry Hill

Mayor – Greg Mabey
698 Thompson Lane
Nashville, TN 37204
Phone: (615) 292-5531
Email: gmabey@berryhilltn.net


Mayor – Jeff Duncan
105 South Main Street
Goodlettsville, TN 37072
Phone: (615) 851-2200
Email: jeff.g.duncan@gmail.com

Oak Hill

Mayor – Heidi Campbell
5548 Franklin Pike Suite 102
Nashville TN 37220-2135
Phone: (615) 371-8291
Email: Heidi.campbell@oakhilltn.us

Forest Hills

Mayor – John Lovell
6300 Hillsboro Pike
Nashville, TN 37215
Phone: (615) 372-8677
Email: cityhall@cityofforesthills.com

Chamber of Commerce

President and CEO – Ralph Schulz
211 Commerce St., Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37201
Phone: (615) 743-3012
Email: info@nashvillechamber.com

Labor and Wage

Labor and Wage Information
County to County Commute

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Individual County and City Maps