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. 
Pollution hurts all of us over photo of Old Hickory Lake trash

JOIN THE EFFORT TO CLEAN UP TRASHED SITES IN GALLATIN

Roadside and shoreline trash is more visible than ever with mowers not mowing and thin winter trees and brush not hiding what gets tossed. Gallatin Beautiful is looking for trashed sites and motivated persons who want to join the effort.
Snow Storm during Gallatin Tree Lighting
FREAK SNOW HITS GALLATIN DURING TREE-LIGHTING CEREMONY
Some might call it a Christmas miracle, others might say Santa and Mayor Brown had something to do with it, but either way onlookers were dazzled by the countdown to Christmas this year in the historic Downtown Square of Gallatin.
Gallatin Police Officer on Motorcycle
The CALEA certification status represents a significant professional achievement and is confirmation that the department’s practices are consistent with progressive professional standards. CALEA assessors examined all aspects of the department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.

Downtown Gallatin

TAKE THE SURVEY

Here is your chance to take part in the city's comprehensive plan. The plan allows the city to manage growth rather than watching it happen on the sidelines.
Aerial shot of crane and road construction on Albert Gallatin Road
Send us your best hi-res Gallatin photo and we'll put it as our website banner image with your credit. We don't pay, but the bragging rights are substantial.
Recipe Census cards available at Gallatin City Hall

CITY CREATES FREE COLLECTOR RECIPE CARDS AS REMINDERS FOR 2020 CENSUS COMING IN APRIL

Gallatin’s Dessie Rice is famous for her food and catering to celebrities as well as local events and parties. She retired early this year, but agreed to share one of her recipes with Mayor Paige Brown to help promote the 2020 U.S. Census. Her recipe for Chicken Crepes, along with photos from her collection is available at the mayor’s office, 132 West Main Street, while supplies last.