An energetic small city set in the idyllic countryside only 30 miles north of Nashville, Gallatin offers the rich variety of recreational, educational, and economic activities you’d expect to find in a bigger city. Recognized as one of the top “power suburbs” in the United States, Gallatin boasts high-paying jobs and low taxes. Economic health, a thriving arts scene, and a vibrant retail environment make Gallatin a hub for family life.
PORTRAITS OF SUMNER COUNTY'S PAST Pictures of thousands of former Sumner County residents captured more than a century ago are being made available to the public for the first time. The Sumner County Archives is working to preserve and digitize an estimated 7,000 glass negatives of portraits that were taken by photographer Earnest Stark between 1906 and possibly the 1930’s.
When the last official U.S. Census was conducted in 2010, that population total resulted in growing cities like Gallatin receiving millions of dollars in additional federal funding to spend on hospitals, fire departments, police departments, roads and schools. The census is back in April 2020, and local officials are working together with federal census workers to plan for the best possible results.
Over the last two centuries, the cemetery has fallen into disrepair. Time has caused headstones to snap, and monuments to fall. Some graves are covered in dirt, others have faded so much that they are unreadable. That's why on Friday, the City of Gallatin launched a fundraiser, hoping to raise $30,000 to start repairs on the 200-year-old cemetery..
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630 NEW HOMES & GROCERY STORE PLANNED IN GALLATIN A new 630-unit housing development with a commercial center that includes a grocery store is being proposed at the corner of South Water Avenue and S.R. 109 in Gallatin. Windsong would be an emerging walkable community located on 126 acres that borders the Halewood Estates and Elk Acres neighborhoods.