Area Information

Rutherford County, Tennessee, with 612 square miles of land area, is the geographic center of the State. The area offers a superior quality of life that combines the conveniences of an urban area and the pastoral nature of the countryside. People are drawn here for the affordable housing, excellent schools, job opportunities and central location.

The economic outlook for the Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro MSA is excellent. This area has consistently outperformed the national economic indicators. After leading the nation's economic growth in the mid-1990s, the Middle Tennessee area and Rutherford County have slowed the rate of growth from an initial hectic pace to one of steady forward movement.

Smyrna Airport and Business Park is proud to be a primary gateway to Rutherford County, Tennessee.


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Town of Smyrna

Smyrna is a progressive community with a population of 33,000, an up-and-coming small city that is vitally alive, ideally located and heading in new directions without sacrificing its past successes. There are a number of planned and completed projects that are contributing to the ever-changing dynamics in this community.


City of Murfreesboro

Named the Most Livable Town in Tennessee; Murfreesboro is the fastest growing city in the state. The city provides a superior quality of life that attracts growth - plentiful housing, excellent schools, employment opportunities, outstanding services, recreational programs and regional medical facilities. Murfreesboro is also home to Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU); among Tennessee's fastest growing universities and now home to the largest undergraduate population in the state.

Daily News Journal

The Daily News Journal, owned by Gannett Corporation, is a daily newspaper covering Rutherford and Cannon Counties. Murfreesboro Post

The Murfreesboro Post, an independent, community-based newspaper, is published on Sundays and distributed to households, businesses and rack locations in the Murfreesboro market.

City of La Vergne

La Vergne, bordered on its north boundary by Metro Nashville, has a population of nearly 27,000 and is home to the largest industrial park in the state.

City of Eagleville

Eagleville is a small rural community in middle Tennessee, approximately thirty miles south of Nashville, offering small town life.

Rutherford County

Rutherford County

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce

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