Introduction to Mount Juliet, Tennessee

Mount Juliet, Tennessee, in Wilson county, is 15 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is conveniently located inside the Nashville metropolitan area. There are an estimated 12,366 people in Mount Juliet.

Mount Juliet History

The city of Mt. Juliet was settled in 1835. It was officially incorporated in 1972. The city was named after a castle in County Kilkenny, Ireland. The city is a suburb of Nashville and situated in the Wilson County, which was established in 1799. St. Juliet is also the largest city in the county.

Mount Juliet and nearby Attractions

  • Music Valley Wax Museum
  • Gem and Mineral Museum of Tennessee
  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
  • Museum of Tobacco Art and History
  • Drake‚Äôs Creek Park

Things To Do In Mount Juliet

Mount Juliet offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. One can visit the Juro Stables, the Wave Country Amusement Park or the Nashville Shores while in Mount Juliet. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and the Music Valley Wax Museum are accessible from the city as well. The Mount Juliet Powwow attracts a number of tourist every year.

Mount Juliet Transportation

Air transportation facilities are available at Nashville International Airport.

Mount Juliet Higher Education

Facilities for higher education are available from Volunteer State Community College, Vanderbilt University, David Lipscomb University and Belmont University.


Total Population 28,395
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 13,825
Age of the Population 36


% of people married 56.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.7%
Median Earnings25+ $42,928
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,700
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,977


Median Family Income $82,038
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%


People Living Alone 19.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,096
Median House Value $210,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.6%
US/American 0.2%
English 9.6%
Irish 14.4%

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

Mount Juliet Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles E of Nashville, Tennessee
County Wilson
Metro Area Nashville
Standard Zip Codes 37122
P.O. Box Zip Codes 37121
Phone Area Codes 615
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.211
Longitude -86.518

Mount Juliet Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance 11.3 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 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 46 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
Distance 31.8 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
Gallatin 32,518 $59,698
Goodlettsville 16,672 $65,442
Hendersonville 54,168 $74,316
La Vergne 34,081 $55,983
Lebanon 28,638 $50,648
Millersville 6,579 $65,676

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

Mount Juliet Public Libraries

Mt. Juliet-harvey Freeman Public Library
2765 N. MT. JULIET RD.
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
(615) 758-7051

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