Introduction to Brentwood, Tennessee
Brentwood, Tennessee, in Williamson county, is 9 miles S of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is located in the Nashville metropolitan area.
Brentwood was named after an English Estate. The first settlers of the area arrived in the late 1700s. A large portion of the land was given to Revolutionary War soldiers by the state of North Carolina. The area prospered gradually but was almost totally ruined during the Civil War. In the 1920’s, the area was rebuilt and began to prosper again.
Brentwood and nearby Attractions
- Owl Creek Park
- Maryland Way Park
- River Park
- Adventure Science Museum
- Tennessee State Museum
- Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Things To Do In Brentwood
The city of Brentwood offers easy access to the Nashville Golf and Athletic Club. Popular parks in the area include Granny White Park, Tower Park, Crockett Park and Primm Park. Shopping facilities are available at the Liberty Place Shopping Center and the Brentwood Place Shopping Center. Local churches include the Holt Chapel, Concord Road Church and Owens Chapel.
Nashville International is the nearest major airport.
Brentwood Higher Education
Nearby institutions offering higher education are David Lipscomb University, Tennessee State University and Columbia State Community College.