Introduction to Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in Davidson county, is 11 miles N of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is included in the Nashville metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 13,780 people lived in Goodlettsville.

Goodlettsville History

Goodlettsville was officially incorporated as a city in 1958. The city was named after Dr. Adam Goodlett. It has remained autonomous since 1963, when Nashville was merged with the government of Davidson County.

Goodlettsville and nearby Attractions

  • Moss Wright Park
  • Pleasant Green Park
  • Museum of Beverage Containers & Advertising
  • Death Valley Haunted Woods of Hendersonville
  • Music Valley Wax Museum

Things To Do In Goodlettsville

Goodlettsville provides amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. One can visit the Old Hickory Lock or the Wave Country Amusement park for a family outing. The Music Valley Wax Museum and the Museum of Beverage Containers & Advertising are popular local spots.

Goodlettsville Transportation

Nashville International Airport is nearby.

Goodlettsville Higher Education

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


Total Population 16,466
Male Share of the Population 46.4%
Female Share of the Population 53.6%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 7,888
Age of the Population 44


% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.8%
Median Earnings25+ $32,152
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,695
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,036


Median Family Income $63,843
% Above Poverty Level 88.8%
% Below Poverty Level 11.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%


People Living Alone 29.5%
Median Gross Rent $891
Median House Value $181,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 38.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 10.8%
Irish 11.5%

Goodlettsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 11 miles N of Nashville, Tennessee
County Davidson
Metro Area Nashville
Standard Zip Codes 37072
P.O. Box Zip Codes 37070
Phone Area Codes 615
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.323
Longitude -86.713

Goodlettsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Distance 14.4 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
Distance 23 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Goodlettsville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Goodlettsvl (37070)

Goodlettsvle (37070)

Goodlettsvlle (37070, 37072)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
Greenbrier 6,550 $60,057
Hendersonville 53,257 $73,258
Millersville 6,481 $65,250
Ridgetop 2,353 $68,220
White House 10,618 $79,468
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