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Overview

Introduction to White House, Tennessee

White House, Tennessee, in Robertson county, is 22 miles N of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is part of the Nashville metropolitan statistical area.

White House History

Richard Stone Wilks, a settler from Virginia, purchased the area now known as White House in 1828. From 1838 to 1858, the Thomas and Hough Stage Coach Company carried passengers and traveled through the L&N Turnpike. One of the stops for food and lodging was a two-story building painted white. This stop was named White House, after which the city was named. White House was incorporated as a city in 1971.

White House and nearby Attractions

  • White House Inn Museum
  • White House City Park
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Grand Ole Opry House

Things To Do In White House

The Grand Ole Opry House, which features famous country music stars and shows, is accessible from White House. The First Baptist Church of White House, the White House Church of Christ and Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church are some of the local churches. Parks like the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and White House City Park are other notable places near White House.

White House Transportation

Nashville International Airport is nearby.

White House Higher Education

Higher education institutions close to the city include Volunteer State Community College, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University and Tennessee State University.

People

Total Population 10,810
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 9.7%
Employed Population 16+ 5,094
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 58.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.9%
Median Earnings25+ $42,392
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,730

Wealth

Median Family Income $82,004
% Above Poverty Level 95.7%
% Below Poverty Level 4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.2%
Median Gross Rent $889
Median House Value $170,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.1%
US/American 0%
English 12.7%
Irish 14.1%

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

White House Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 22 miles N of Nashville, Tennessee
County Robertson
Metro Area Nashville
Standard Zip Codes 37188
Phone Area Codes 615
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.48
Longitude -86.68

White House 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 SPRINGFIELD EXP STN
Distance 9.5 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
Station PORTLAND SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 47 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station NASHVILLE INTL AP
Distance 25.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cross Plains 1,928 $68,438
Goodlettsville 16,672 $65,442
Greenbrier 6,611 $59,840
Millersville 6,579 $65,676
Orlinda 1,016 $55,417
Ridgetop 2,338 $65,375

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

White House Public Libraries

Library
White House Inn Library
412 HIGHWAY 76
White House, Tennessee
(615) 672-0239
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White House High Schools

WHITE HOUSE HIGH SCHOOL
508 TYREE SPRINGS S RD
615-672-3761
Serves 803 students.

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