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 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.
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.