The pace of life may move a bit slower in Robertson County, but that hasn’t slowed the wheels of economic growth in this rural outpost located just north of Nashville.
But do not let that growth concern you, County leaders here are working on a careful throughout plan for development. The plan’s goal is to preserve the county’s agricultural economy and quality of life while attracting businesses and jobs to designated growth areas, mostly within the county’s existing city centers.
The county’s proposed 2040 comprehensive growth plan calls for school improvements, road improvements and more diverse housing options. Other goals include retaining and creating jobs, adding more higher-paying jobs and attracting a diverse population and workforce.
Johnson Electric and Martinrea Fabco also call this area home. In addition to the growing economic picture in Robertson County, there’s also the way of life that residents are determined to maintain. From local treasures like Burdett’s Tea Shop & Trading company to the Shade Tree farm where you pick your own apples don’t expect the pace of life here to change anytime soon.
If you are looking for a peaceful country living just a stone’s throw from the city, look at Cheatham county, with wooded hillsides, open farmland, and Scenic rivers and lakes, the area offers an attractive setting.
The communities of Kingston Springs, Pegram, Pleasant View and Ashland City offer a neighborhood feel despite the current county rapid expansion. Whether in Suburban or rural setting, residents here have the best of both worlds. It is a Serena environment with the ease of access to cities life and jobs. Pegram is a great place to raise a family. That town has its own special treasures. Popular places include Finch’s Country Store and mud puddle Pottery Studio which offers Pottery workshops and classes.
The county seat of Ashland City sits on the bank of the Cumberland River. Award-winning Parks and Recreation program and the governor’s environmental stewardship award for its conservation effort involved with the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail. Under the guidance of Renaissance Ashland City, planners are working to carefully preserve the city’s heritage while embracing the benefits of progress.
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