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Overview

Introduction to Gallatin, Tennessee

Gallatin, Tennessee, in Sumner county, is 24 miles NE of Nashville, Tennessee. The city is in the Nashville area.

Gallatin History

Gallatin was named in the honor of Albert Gallatin, the Secretary of Treasury to Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. The town was officially incorporated in 1815.

Gallatin and nearby Attractions

  • Bledsoe Creek State Park
  • Sumner County Museum
  • Death Valley Haunted Woods of Hendersonville
  • Nashville Shores Theme Park
  • Drake’s Creek Park

Things To Do In Gallatin

Gallatin offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities. One can visit the Wave Country Amusement Park, the Henderson Skating Rink or the Nashville Shores Hermitage Theme Park for family outings. The Sumner County Museum offers insight into the area’s history. Local festivals include the Main Street Festival & Barbecue Cook-off and the Sumner County Fair.

Gallatin Transportation

Flights are available from Nashville International Airport.

Gallatin Higher Education

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

Demographics

People

Total Population33,426
Male Share of the Population47.8%
Female Share of the Population52.2%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+14,535
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.9%
Median Earnings25+$34,555
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,106

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,211
% Above Poverty Level86.5%
% Below Poverty Level13.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$849
Median House Value$168,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.4%
Irish10.3%
English10.3%
German9.6%
Italian2.8%
Scottish1.7%
Polish1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Welsh0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Arab0.3%
Russian0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Bahamian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
African0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Sudanese0.1%
Greek0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Gallatin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sumner County
Standard Zip Codes37066
Phone Area Codes615
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.37
Approximate Longitude-86.45

Gallatin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationLEBANON
Distance12.9 miles
Jan Temp24 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 72 F
Annual Precip54.4 inches
StationNASHVILLE INTL AP
Distance23 miles
Jan Temp28 to 46 F
Apr Temp47 to 70 F
Jul Temp70 to 89 F
Oct Temp49 to 71 F
Annual Precip48.1 inches
StationCARTHAGE
Distance29.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp44 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip53.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Goodlettsville16,848$64,688
Hendersonville55,073$76,445
Lebanon29,439$54,256
Mount Juliet29,853$85,678
Portland12,125$52,567
White House10,944$83,929

Gallatin Public Libraries

Gallatin Public Library Of Sumner County
123 EAST MAIN STREET
Gallatin, Tennessee
(615) 452-1722

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Gallatin Hospitals

Sumner Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
555 Hartsville Pike
(615) 452-4210

Gallatin Public Schools

Benny C. Bills Elementary School
1030 Union School Rd
ZIP: 37066
(615) 451-6577
Primary
Total Enrollment 705
E B Wilson
695 E Main St Rd
ZIP: 37066
(615) 264-6085
High
Total Enrollment 53
Gallatin Senior High School
700 Dan P. Herron Dr
ZIP: 37066
(615) 452-2621
High
Total Enrollment 1498
Guild Elementary
1018 South Water St
ZIP: 37066
(615) 452-5583
Primary
Total Enrollment 675
Howard Elementary
805 Long Hollow Pk
ZIP: 37066
(615) 452-3025
Primary
Total Enrollment 521
Joe Shafer Middle School
240 Albert Gallatin Bl
ZIP: 37066
(615) 452-9100
Middle
Total Enrollment 656
R T Fisher Alternative
455 North Boyers
ZIP: 37066
(615) 451-6558
Other
Total Enrollment 100
Rucker Stewart Middle
350 Hancock St
ZIP: 37066
(615) 452-1734
Middle
Total Enrollment 742
Station Camp Elementary
1020 Bison Tr
ZIP: 37066
(615) 230-0387
Primary
Total Enrollment 1048
Station Camp High School
1040 Bison Tr
ZIP: 37066
(615) 451-6551
High
Total Enrollment 1549
Station Camp Middle School
281 Big Station Camp Bl
ZIP: 37066
(615) 206-0116
Middle
Total Enrollment 759
Sumner County Middle College High School
695 East Main St
ZIP: 37066
(615) 451-5200
High
Total Enrollment 47
Union Elementary School
516 Carson St
ZIP: 37066
(615) 452-0737
Primary
Total Enrollment 528
Vena Stuart Elementary
780 Hart St
ZIP: 37066
(615) 452-1486
Primary
Total Enrollment 706

Gallatin Private Schools

Southside Christian School
1028 S Water Ave
ZIP: 37066
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 11
St John Vianney Catholic School
501 N Water Ave
ZIP: 37066
Elementary
Total Enrollment 109
Sumner Academy
464 Nichols Ln
ZIP: 37066
Elementary
Total Enrollment 196
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