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Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee. The city is the county seat of Davidson County and is located on the Cumberland River. It is the 23rd most-populous city in the United States. Named for Francis Nash, a general of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, the city was founded in 1779. The city grew quickly due to its strategic location as a port on the Cumberland River and, in the 19th century, a railroad center. Nashville seceded with Tennessee during the American Civil War; in 1862 it was the first state capital in the Confederacy to fall to Union troops. After the war, the city reclaimed its position and developed a manufacturing base. Since 1963, Nashville has had a consolidated city-county government, which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system.

State Tennessee
County Davidson
Founded 1779
Incorporated 1806
Named for Francis Nash
Mayor John Cooper (D)
Vice Mayor Jim Shulman
Consolidated 694,144
Metro 1,959,495 (36th)
Balance 670,820
Demonym(s) Nashvillian
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
ZIP codes 37201-37250
Area code(s) 615 and 629
GNIS feature ID 1652484
Waterways Cumberland River
Public transit Nashville MTA
Regional rail Music City Star
Airport Nashville International Airport

About Nashville

This show follows the lives of rising and fading country music stars in Nashville, Tennessee. The show was created by Callie Khouri.

Achievement of Nashville

The show originally aired on ABC, but moved to CMT in its fifth season. The series was nominated for its first two Emmy Awards in 2013 for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. 

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Latest information about Nashville updated on July 28 2021.