1. Welcome to the

    City of Gallatin

  1. 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. 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. 
Basketball mural in Gallatin, Tennessee

'MORE THAN RIVALS' BOOK SOON TO BE MOVIE RECOUNTS HUG HEARD AROUND GALLATIN
WKRN -  At a time when Gallatin was segregated, that kind of close contact didn’t happen between whites and Blacks. Ligon and Sherlin’s friendship and one small gesture sparked a wave of change throughout the town.

“You’re a pioneer. You’re something a little bit different than people are used to seeing and that’s what the circumstances were at that particular time,” said Ligon. “It’s just a little bit different. Ain’t never seen anything like it. I mean goodness gracious alive. If you hugged a white person in 1965, no telling what would’ve happened to you.”


Third Thursday music festival
Gallatin Fire Department Engine
3RD THURSDAY CONCERT SERIES RETURNS THIS WEEK
GALLATIN NEWS -  Matt Warren will headline the first night of the series with Wynn Varble and Danny Myrick on June 17. There will also be an opening performance by Salty Dogs.

The concert will be the first of four performances scheduled to take place on the third Thursday of each month from June through September. Each one will start at 6:30 p.m. and will end at 9 p.m.
GALLATIN CITY COUNCIL PICKS A NEW FIRE CHIEF
GALLATIN NEWS - The Gallatin City Council and Mayor Paige Brown voted 6-2 during a special-called meeting Tuesday to offer the job to Jeff Beaman, assistant fire chief for the Germantown Fire Department. According to his resume, Beaman has a master’s degree in emergency services management from Columbia Southern University in addition to more than 30 years of overall experience in the fire service. He has been in his current position since August 2011.

Performing musicians at Stonewall in Gallatin, TN
Gallatin Police Officer Bob Mohr
SONGS AND STORES MIXES MUSIC AND HISTORY AT STONEWALL ON MAIN
GALLATIN NEWS - Songs and Stories at Historic Stonewall will take place on the second Saturday of each month from June through August. Each performance in the series will take place in the courtyard outside the historic home, located at 332 E. Main St. in Gallatin, with all proceeds from the event benefiting the Sumner County Museum. Tim Atwood will kick off the series on June 12. During his career, Atwood has toured with multiple country legends and has played at the Grand Ole Opry more than 8,500 times.

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Outdoor faucet with hanging water droplet

GALLATIN WATER QUALITY REPORT EXCEEDS WATER-QUALITY STANDARDS (in a good way!)


Gallatin tests for a number of contaminants including fluoride, copper, lead and chlorine as well as pesticides and herbicides, according to David Kellogg, Director of Gallatin Public Utilities. Kellogg says a minimum of 553 tests are performed each month at 81 sites including the water that leaves the treatment plant, and as it moves through the distribution system to homes, businesses, and industries. Additionally, GPU’s state-certified laboratory monitors other water quality substances such as bacteria, pesticides and disinfectant by-products required by the state.