With its vibrant and diverse economy, quality schools,cultural and recreational options, and affordable housing choices, it's easy to see why Rutherford County is thriving.
The county's 2010 population stood at 262, 604, ranking it as the second highest Tennessee county in its rate of growth. Its county seat is Murfreesboro, which is also the geographic center of Tennessee and well as the center of population in Tennessee. The county is included in the Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Town of Smyrna
The Town of Smyrna is a progressive community with a population of 39,974 people. It is a town populated with warm, hardworking people who enjoy an excellent quality of life.
Smyrna is vitally alive and heading in new directions, without sacrificing past successes. There are a number of projects in the planning stages, or actually underway, that are contributing to the ever-changing dynamics in this community.
Smyrna is, and will continue to be, a wonderful place to raise a family or operate a business. Whether visiting for the day or coming to stay -- you're always welcome in Smyrna!
City of LaVergne
La Vergne is the gateway to Rutherford County. A neighbor to Nashville (the Country Music Capital of the World), the city is nestled next to the 14,000-acre Percy Priest Lake, ranked sixth in the state for being business-friendly, and 13th in the nation for affordable housing. There is a lot going for La Vergne, including outdoor recreation opportunities, high marks for schools, numerous top-quality colleges and universities nearby, great shopping throughout the area, and easy access to three major interstates. The city parks and youth sports programs are among the finest in the area and cultural events always attract thousands of people every year.
La Vergne, with a population of 32,588, was incorporated 40 years ago on February 29, 1972. The city, however, has a rich history of early pioneers, Civil War battles, major industrial growth, and huge population shifts. The city is a business friendly town and works closely with retail and industry that are locating here, always seeking to make the transition smooth and friendly.
La Vergne is a city of opportunity and warmly welcomes new businesses, residents, and visitors.
City of Eagleville
With a population of 604, Eagleville is Small Town at it's finest -- a place where the clerks know their customers by name name (and take the time to ask if they don't!), front porch rockers are not just for show, and a smile and wave are commonplace.
Along with community wide support for the school, churches, summer recreation, year-round youth programs, and an active town council, Eagleville offers something for everyone.
Whether visiting for the day to eat at one of our restaurants, shop the local antique stores, stop in the candle or lamp shop, spend the afternoon at the park, or, deciding to make this your home after viewing the many developing areas - we have one thing to say, "Welcome to Eagleville!"
City of Murfreesboro
Named the Most Livable Town in Tennessee, Murfreesboro is the fastest growing city in the state and it's not hard to see why. The city recently place 12th on the fastest-growing U.S. cities list compiled by MSN.com, with a population of 108,755.
Murfreesboro provides the quality of life that attracts growth -- plentiful housing, excellent schools, employment opportunities, outstanding services, recreational programs and regional medical facilities.