Wilson County is located in the heart of Middle Tennessee. Wilson County was established by an act of the Third General Assembly of the State of Tennessee on October 26, 1799, three years after the organization of the state itself and consists of 583.27 square miles.
As of the 2010 census, the population was 113,993. Its county seat is Lebanon. The largest city in the county is Mt. Juliet.
Wilson County Schools oversees 22 public schools, including 2 adult education centers and a technical education center. The county has four high schools: Lebanon High School, Wilson Central High School, Watertown High School and Mount Juliet High School.
Mount Juliet is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 35,725 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Mount Juliet is the 29th largest community in Tennessee. Affordable, clean, well governed, and prosperous, Mt. Juliet has seen exponential population and business growth over the last decade.
Mt Juliet is one of Tennessee’s fastest growing communities and with our award winning schools, proximity to top-notch healthcare, low property taxes and diverse cultural & entertainment offerings, Mt Juliet has much to offer. What sets Mt Juliet apart from other cities? The PEOPLE! Residents of Mt Juliet provide a warm friendly environment, take pride in our community, support local businesses, and work together to make community stand apart from the rest.
Mount Juliet is bordered by I-40, I-24, I-65 and I-840, and a day’s drive to more than half of the American population. All roads lead through Mt. Juliet.
Mount Juliet is also a short commute to Nashville, the world renowned “Music City” and many first class institutions of higher learning, like MTSU, TSU,
Vanderbilt, Belmont, Fisk, Cumberland and Lipscomb Universities. In Mt. Juliet, everything to live, shop and play is right here.
Mount Juliet has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in
who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures.
This seems to the case in Mount Juliet, where the median household income is $84,678.00.
Quick Facts About Mount Juliet.
For the recreational enthusiast, there are over 100+ miles of trails, sidewalks and bike routes, giving Mt Juliet miles of scenic walking, biking and running options. In 2020, Mt. Juliet will open a new greenway section along the Town Center Trail that will connect to the Music City Star commuter station. For more information about Parks and Activities visit: MJ Parks and Recreation
Saundersville Ferry Rd/Saunderville Rd
Silver Springs / Beckwith
Lebanon Rd / Matterhorn Dr
N Mount Juliet Rd / Lebanon Rd
Mount Juliet is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mount Juliet really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mount Juliet perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Lebanon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 35,050 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Lebanon is the 28th largest community in Tennessee.Lebanon is located in Middle Tennessee, approximately 25 miles (40 km) east of downtown Nashville. The city was incorporated in 1801, and was named after the biblical cedars of Lebanon (Cedrus libani). Local residents have called Lebanon “Cedar City”, mostly a reference to the abundance of cedar trees in the area. The city is home to Cumberland University, a small, private four-year liberal arts institution.
Interstate 40, runs south of the city, and has three exits that serve Lebanon. U.S. Route 70 connects the city to Nashville to the west and Smithville to the southeast. The western terminus of U.S. Route 70N is located in Lebanon, which connects to Carthage to the east. U.S. Route 231 connects the city to Murfreesboro to the south and Scottsville to the north. Hartmann Drive and Maddox-Simpson Parkway form a partial beltway around the city. The eastern terminus of Interstate 840 is located west of the city. State Route 109 passes west of the city and connects to Gallatin to the north. Secondary State Routes 141 and 166 also pass through Lebanon.
Commuter rail service to Nashville began service in 2006 via the Music City Star. Lebanon is the eastern terminus of the Music City Star commuter rail service which runs via scheduled service Mon-Fri. There are two times when trains operate outside the normal service. July 4 fireworks at Riverfront Park calls for a special event train. In addition, when the Tennessee Titans play at home, a special service called Game-Day Express operates.
Rail service began in 1871 with the now defunct Tennessee & Pacific Railroad, which ran to Nashville.
Lebanon has a municipal airport referenced by FAA Identifier M54
Cedars of Lebanon State Park is named for the dense cedar forest that existed in the Biblical lands of Lebanon. The park contains 1000 acres which are used for intensive recreation. An additional 10,000 acres are operated by the Forest Division.
Don Fox Community Park
The Don Fox Community Park offers the community a host of amenities. The mission of the Don Fox Park is to enhance the quality of life in Lebanon by creating the environment and the opportunity to meet the diverse leisure needs of the residents of the city. The goal of the Don Fox Community Park is to maintain and develop a park that is attractive, safe, functional, and available to all segments of the population.
Baird Ball Park
Outdoor recreational community park located in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Jimmy Floyd Center
Our mission statement at the Jimmy Floyd Family Center is to promote a healthier community through fitness and health programs and to provide a place for our youth, families, and senior citizens to enjoy activities. It is also our mission to keep it affordable and competitive for all of the community.
Cedar City Walking Trails
Hiking activities located in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Bowling located in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Lebanon Golf & Country Club
The Lebanon Golf and Country Club was established in 1951. The Club offers a challenging 9 hole golf course, pro shop with on-site professional instruction, swimming pool and recreational cabana, banquet facilities, restaurant and lounge.
Five Oaks Golf & Country Club
Five Oaks Golf and Country Club is nestled in a beautiful 506 – acre community that lies in the scenic countryside off Highway 70 in Lebanon, Tennessee and comes complete with an 18-hole golf course, a 21,000-square-foot clubhouse, pool & tennis facility.
Cairo Bend Park (coming soon)
With a focus on community connection, as the park will be constructed adjacent to Goodall Home’s newest community, The Preserve, the site amenities are numerous and speak to a wide array of tastes. From extensive walking trails and open spaces to covered pavilions and an expansive playground, the approximate 16-acre property will be a welcome recreational haven for Lebanon’s western corridor residents.
Rural Hill is a town in Tennessee with a population of 1,888. Rural Hill is in Wilson County. Living in Rural Hill offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Rural Hill and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Rural Hill are above average.
Green Hill is a suburb of Nashville with a population of 6,695. Green Hill is in Wilson County and is one of the best places to live in Tennessee. Living in Green Hill offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Green Hill and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Green Hill are highly rated.
Belinda City is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mount Juliet, Tennessee. The community was originally an unincorporated area in west-central Wilson County running along Belinda parkway, just southeast of the city of Mt. Juliet. The community was annexed by the city of Mount Juliet in 1990.
Watertown is a town located in Wilson County, Tennessee. The population was 1,358 at the 2000 census and 1,477 at the 2010 census. It is located southeast of Lebanon, and Northwest of Smithville.
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