Moving to Nashville

What To Do in Nashville

Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and home to Vanderbilt University. Legendary country music venues include the Grand Ole Opry House, which is the home of the famous “Grand Ole Opry” stage and radio show. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and historic Ryman Auditorium are downtown, as is the District, which features honky-tonks with live music and the Johnny Cash Museum, celebrating the singer’s life.

Sports fans love it here, as we are home to the Tennessee Titans NFL team, the Nashville Predators NHL team, and the new Nashville Soccer Club MLS team. Our fans are loud and proud, and you will hear Bridgestone Arena, where the Preds play, referred to as Smashville!

There are many outdoor areas to explore, including Radnor Lake, Percy Warner, Shelby Bottoms, and Cheekwood Botanic Gardens. Within a short drive from Nashville, there are eight stunning waterfalls you can visit.

Getting Established

Once you have decided where you want to live and have found a home, you will need to get established with the local service providers.

1. Electric Service: Nashville Electric Service
2. Natural Gas: Piedmont Natural Gas
3. Water and Sewer Service: Metro Water Services
4. Trash and Recycling: Metro Public Works
5. TV/Internet: Xfinity, ATT, Directv, Spectrum, Google Fiber, Dish

Tennessee Driver’s License: A Tennessee driver’s license is issued by the state Department of Safety and must be obtained within 30 days of establishing residency. If you have a car, Tennessee also requires an annual emission inspection.

Taxes: Tennessee has no personal income tax.

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Williamson County

Williamson County is home to gently rolling hills, century-old farms, preserved historic areas and 16 public parks – but don’t let its quaintness fool you. This area is bustling in business and recreation. Companies big and small are excelling here, from Mars Petcare and Nissan to LeanKit and Swiftwick (hello, jobs!). And as far as recreation, residents and the area’s millions of visitors are having a blast shopping at their favorite stores, chowing down on the delicious local cuisine and living up the popular nightlife, which has never been hotter.

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Moving Checklist

Whether moving across the street or across the country, this Moving Checklist is a handy reminder of things to do
and people to inform regarding your new location.

Weather & Geography

In the heart of the Tennessee Valley, Nashville lies on the Cumberland River and sits on the Highland Rim, providing a beautiful landscape with rolling hills. Davidson County is home to over 100 parks and greenways, some of which include Old Hickory Lake, Percy Priest Lake, Radnor Lake and more.

Nashville is considered to be a humid subtropical climate, the summers can be humid and the winters are cool and mild.

Growth Trend

  • Close to 100 people are moving to Nashville daily. The population in 2040 is expected to be 2,526,822
  • #4 Best Place in America For Starting A Business -Inc. Magazine, January 2019
  • Ranked #15 Best Places to Live by U.S. News in 2019
  • Nashville is home to the NFL Tennessee Titans, NHL Nashville Predators, MLS Nashville Soccer Club and PCL Nashville Sounds Baseball