Moving to Nashville | The Ultimate Relocation Guide

Moving to NashvilleAre you considering moving to Nashville?  Whatever the reason that brings you to our city, we absolutely believe that you will be happy with your decision to relocate.   Changing cities brings a new set of challenges, which is why we have created this “Moving to Nashville” guide to assist you with common questions.  Relocating to a new city should be an exciting and fun time in your life and we hope to make your transition as smooth as possible.

Why Moving to Nashville Is A Great Choice

Nashville  is best known for its booming music industry, but it has also become one of the best places in the country to raise a family or start a career.  Because of this, more and more companies are starting to invest in our city.  If you have any doubts about moving to Nashville, take a look at some of the accolades the city has received recently:

– Top 10 Best Cities to Work (Quantum Workplace)

– #1 in Job Growth:  In 2012 Nashville experienced a larger percentage of job growth than any other city of over a million in population

– Named “America’s New Boomtown City” by


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Nashville Relocation Information

This guide is intended to give you all the information you need when moving to Nashville.  If you have more specific questions about the city or particular area, please feel free to connect with us here.

Quick Look At Nashville
Population:  658,602
Median Household Income: $63,521
Median Home Price:  $240,000
City sales and use tx:  9.25%
Closest Airport:  5 miles

Neighborhoods To Consider in Nashville

Sylvan Park Real EstateOk, so you’ve decided to purchase a home in Nashville.  The next question you probably will have is, “where should I live?”  We have compiled a list of what we feel are the best places to live in the city, with each neighborhood offering its own unique lifestyle.

Before moving to Nashville, check out our list here to see which neighborhood best fits your needs.  Whether you are looking to live in the heart of Nashville or you prefer a quieter place in the suburbs, this is a great place to start in the home buying process.


Homes for Sale by School District

Are great schools a deciding factor of where you will live in Nashville?  If so, we’ve made it easy for you to search homes for sale by school district, as well as the best rated schools in the area.




Moving to Nashville Resources

It’s not fun moving to a new city and having no clue where the great restaurants are or even who provides the utilities.  The resources below ease that stress and help you start living in Nashville like a local.


 Music  Sports  Restaurants  Arts  Outdoors


 Water & Sewer  Electricity  Natural Gas  Waste


 Public Schools  Private Schools Religious Schools Universities & Colleges

Government Services

 Vehicle Registration  Voter Registration  Driver’s License

Ready to start home shopping?   Check out 10 Things You Should Know Before Buying a Home in Nashville

Drive Times To Downtown Nashville

Is traffic bad in Nashville?  Depends on who you talk to.  People used to living in cities with horrible congestion like Atlanta or Los Angeles will probably tell you it’s smooth sailing here.  The biggest determination is going be where you live.  Here’s a breakdown of estimated traffic times from different areas around Nashville.

From Drive Time Miles
Antioch 15 minutes 11
Ashland City 32 minutes 38
Belle Meade 15 minutes 5
Bellevue 21 minutes 15
Brentwood 17 minutes 11
Clarksville 54 minutes 80
Columbia 52 minutes 75
Dickson 48 minutes 68
Forest Hills 16 minutes 11
Franklin 28 minutes 35
Gallatin 41 minutes 46
Green Hills 15 minutes 5
Hendersonville 26 minutes 29
Hermitage 16 minutes 21
LaVernge 23 minutes 19
Lebanon 35 minutes 51
Madison 15 minutes 9
Mt Juliet 22 minutes 19
Murfreesboro 39 minutes 56
Smyrna 27 minutes 24
Spring Hill 36 minutes 34
Springfield 40 minutes 47
Thompson’s Station 34 minutes 31



Many people move to Nashville because of the excellent weather.  We experience a true 4 seasons, with none lasting so long that you grow tired of it.  Below is a breakdown of temperature averages in Nashville by month.

Nashville Weather Averages

Nashville Weather