Top Areas People are Moving to in Nashville


Moving to Nashville can seem very overwhelming, especially if you are not familiar with the area. Numerous neighborhoods in and around Nashville offer unique qualities which make them ideal places to live. From a variety of job opportunities to the endless restaurant and shopping options, these next five areas are attracting people from all over the country!

A blue and green mural located in one of the top areas in Nashville.

7. Hendersonville 

Hendersonville is known as one of Middle Tennessee’s top communities for families. The neighborhood offers a good mix of mid-priced and luxury homes. Located 18 miles northeast of Nashville, Hendersonville offers an abundance of greenery, mature trees, and spacious land. Additionally, several neighborhoods are located right next to the Cumberland River so it is ideal for families who want to be near the water. The town not only offers easy access to water but also features several parks and hiking trails making it an outdoor enthusiast’s heaven! 

6. Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro is located 30 minutes south of Nashville and is well-known for its historic background. Murfreesboro has become one of the fastest growing cities in America the past several years because of the variety of amenities it has to offer. Murfreesboro is known for hosting art and music festivals, state-wide sporting events, and more. There are also a number of local shops and restaurants in and around the charming square. Murfreesboro is only continuing to grow into a booming modern city!

5. Mount Juliet 

Mount Juliet is known for its abundant offering of outdoor activities, retail options, and its close proximity to Downtown Nashville. Just 17 miles east of Downtown Nashville, Mount Juliet continues to grow at a rapid pace as it offers a tight-knit community feel without being too far away from heart of Nashville. With over 6,000 acres of outdoor activities and parks, you’ll never get bored or feel trapped indoors. Mount Juliet also offers a variety of neighborhoods with older and newer homes, giving buyers many choices!

4. Green Hills 

Green Hills is located right outside of Downtown Nashville making it an ideal location for those wanting to be close to all of the fun events and offerings in the downtown area without living downtown. The homes in this area are the perfect mix of old and new which is why Green Hills has formed a distinct charm of its own. The amenities in this area are top-notch so everything you need is a short distance. Once you see the area for yourself, you will be ready to make that move!

3. Franklin

Franklin is located 20 miles south of Nashville and 10 miles east of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Franklin is among America’s best examples of outstanding historic preservation. Homes in Franklin range from townhouses to typical suburban subdivisions and quaint historic cottages near Main Street to luxury mansions and estates. Franklin is known for its historic square which is right in the heart of the city. It is home to many local restaurants, coffee shops, and retail stores. In short, Franklin defines what Southern charm is all about.

2. Nolensville 

Nolensville is 22 miles southeast of Nashville and has become populated with many newly built homes. People love this area because of the quaint community feel. You are surrounded by all the amenities you need while still being surrounded by greenery and open fields. Nolensville has a great mix of shopping options and restaurants for the whole family to enjoy!

1. Brentwood

One of the wealthiest cities in the country is Brentwood, located just outside of Nashville. Brentwood homes are known for their rolling hills and beautiful neighborhoods. Brentwood offers its residents a variety of great restaurants, shopping, and outdoor activities. This area is very well-loved by its residents and is a highly sought-after place to move to in Tennessee. 

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If you are considering moving to Nashville, these five areas are all great places to live. I will help guide you through every step of the buying process so it is as low-stress as possible. If you read about an area that caught your attention, let’s set up a time to chat! 


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