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Overview

Introduction to Gallatin, Tennessee

Gallatin, Tennessee, in Sumner county, is 24 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is in the Nashville area. There are 23,230 residents in Gallatin.

Gallatin History

Gallatin was named in the honor of Albert Gallatin, the Secretary of Treasury to Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. The town was officially incorporated in 1815.

Gallatin and nearby Attractions

  • Bledsoe Creek State Park
  • Sumner County Museum
  • Death Valley Haunted Woods of Hendersonville
  • Nashville Shores Theme Park
  • Drake’s Creek Park

Things To Do In Gallatin

Gallatin offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can visit the Wave Country Amusement Park, the Henderson Skating Rink or the Nashville Shores Hermitage Theme Park for family outings. The Sumner County Museum offers insight into the area’s history. Local festivals include the Main Street Festival & Barbecue Cook-off and the Sumner County Fair.

Gallatin Transportation

Flights are available from Nashville International Airport.

Gallatin Higher Education

Volunteer State Community College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Vanderbilt University, David Lipscomb University, Belmont University and Tennessee State University.

People

Total Population 32,518
Male Share of the Population 47%
Female Share of the Population 53%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 13,953
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 51.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.6%
Median Earnings25+ $34,977
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,927
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,143

Wealth

Median Family Income $59,698
% Above Poverty Level 87.2%
% Below Poverty Level 12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 24.5%
Median Gross Rent $842
Median House Value $162,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.2%
Irish 12%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gallatin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 24 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee
County Sumner
Metro Area Nashville
Standard Zip Codes 37066
Phone Area Codes 615
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.388
Longitude -86.446

Gallatin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LEBANON
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station NASHVILLE INTL AP
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Station CARTHAGE
Distance 29.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Goodlettsville 16,672 $65,442
Hendersonville 54,168 $74,316
Lebanon 28,638 $50,648
Mount Juliet 28,395 $82,038
Portland 11,963 $57,532
White House 10,810 $82,004

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Gallatin Public Libraries

Library
Edward Ward Carmack-sumner County
658 HARTSVILLE PIKE
Gallatin, Tennessee
(615) 452-1722

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Gallatin Hospitals

SUMNER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
555 HARTSVILLE PIKE
(615) 452-4210
Emergency Service: Yes

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Gallatin High Schools

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GALLATIN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
700 DAN HERRON DR
615-452-2621
Serves 1,402 students.

STATION CAMP HIGH SCHOOL
600 LOWER STATION CAMP CREEK R
615-735-9219
Serves 717 students.

R T FISHER ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
455 NORTH BOYERS
615-451-6558
A Non-traditional School
Serves 80 students.

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