Introduction to Springfield, Tennessee
Springfield, Tennessee is 24 miles N of Nashville, Tennessee. It is in Robertson county. The city is part of the Nashville metro area. The population of Springfield is 14,329.
Springfield served as a commercial center for the neighboring agricultural region for about 2 centuries. Robertson County and Springfield are together considered to be the "Home of the World's Finest Dark Fired Tobacco." The first courthouse was made of hand-hewn logs and was built in 1799. The city has been functioning under the Council/Manager form of government since 1990.
Springfield and nearby Attractions
- Robertson County History Museum
- Legacy Golf Course
- Tennessee State Museum
Things To Do In Springfield
Springfield offers a wide variety of opportunities for recreation. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Legacy Golf Course. One can also spend leisure hours at the Carmike Cinemas. Local churches include Springfield Baptist Church, Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and the Central Christian Church. The Robertson County Fair is held in Springfield every August.
Flights are available from Nashville International Airport.
Springfield Higher Education
Facilities of higher education are provided by Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Volunteer State Community College and David Lipscomb University.