The community of Gallatin is located along the mid-northern border of Tennessee along the intersection of highways 31-E and 25, less than 30 miles from the capital city of Nashville.
Gallatin was originally named after American political leader Albert Gallatin and now serves as the county seat of Sumner County. With a land area of about 22 square miles, Gallatin is home to over 35,000 residents. Nashville International Airport is located less than 30 miles away and provides residents of Gallatin expedient access to air travel accommodations.
The economy within the community is rather diverse and is comprised of industries such as manufacturing, educational, health and social services and retail trade. Residents who have children from grades K-12 will find educational accommodations through Sumner County Schools with Gallatin students being zoned to six elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools. Three private educational facilities are also available in Gallatin. Those in pursuit of a degree in higher education will find eight nearby college and university campuses at their disposal, including Vanderbilt University and Tennessee State University.
Recreational opportunities come in the form of several community parks and golf courses with embellishments such as Bledsoe Creek State Park, the Sumner County Museum and Bledsoe's Fort Historic Park.
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