Nashville, Tennessee

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Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee.wikipedia
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Tennessee

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Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Nashville is the state's capital and largest city, with a population of 660,388.

Nashville metropolitan area

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The 2017 population of the entire 13-county Nashville metropolitan area (known colloquially as "The Mid-State") was 1,903,045.
The Nashville metropolitan area is centered on Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States.

Davidson County, Tennessee

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The city is the county seat of Davidson County and is located on the Cumberland River.
Its county seat is Nashville, the state capital.

Vanderbilt University

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Nashville is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, private prison, banking and transportation industries, and is home to numerous colleges and universities such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Fisk University, and Lipscomb University.
Vanderbilt University (informally Vandy) is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee.

Middle Tennessee

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Located in northern Middle Tennessee, Nashville is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in Tennessee.
Its principal city, Nashville, is the state capital.

Fisk University

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Nashville is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, private prison, banking and transportation industries, and is home to numerous colleges and universities such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Fisk University, and Lipscomb University.
Fisk University is a private historically black university in Nashville, Tennessee.

Belmont University

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Nashville is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, private prison, banking and transportation industries, and is home to numerous colleges and universities such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Fisk University, and Lipscomb University.
Belmont University is a private Christian liberal arts university in Nashville, Tennessee.

Consolidated city-county

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Since 1963, Nashville has had a consolidated city-county government, which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system.
Not considering Hawaii, which has no independent cities, the Midwest and Upper South have the highest concentration of large consolidated city-county governments in the United States, including Indianapolis, Indiana; Nashville, Tennessee; Jacksonville, Florida; Louisville, Kentucky; Kansas City, Kansas; and Lexington, Kentucky.

CoreCivic

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Entities with a large presence or headquarters in the city include AT&T, Bridgestone, CoreCivic, Hospital Corporation of America, LifeWay Christian Resources, AllianceBernstein, Logan's Roadhouse, Ryman Hospitality Properties, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the National Baptist Convention.
Co-founded in 1983 in Nashville, Tennessee by Thomas W. Beasley, a Republican Party chairman, Robert Crants, and T. Don Hutto, it received initial investments from the Tennessee Valley Authority, Vanderbilt University, and Jack C. Massey, the founder of Hospital Corporation of America.

Tennessee State University

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Nashville is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, private prison, banking and transportation industries, and is home to numerous colleges and universities such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Fisk University, and Lipscomb University.
Tennessee State University (Tennessee State, Tenn State or TSU) is a public land-grant university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

Lipscomb University

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Nashville is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, private prison, banking and transportation industries, and is home to numerous colleges and universities such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Fisk University, and Lipscomb University.
Lipscomb University is a private Christian liberal arts university in Nashville, Tennessee.

List of United States cities by population

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The city's population ranks 24th in the U.S.

National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

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Entities with a large presence or headquarters in the city include AT&T, Bridgestone, CoreCivic, Hospital Corporation of America, LifeWay Christian Resources, AllianceBernstein, Logan's Roadhouse, Ryman Hospitality Properties, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the National Baptist Convention.
It is headquartered at the Baptist World Center in Nashville, Tennessee and affiliated with the Baptist World Alliance.

List of largest cities and towns in Tennessee by population

11th largestmost populous city
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

Hospital Corporation of America

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Entities with a large presence or headquarters in the city include AT&T, Bridgestone, CoreCivic, Hospital Corporation of America, LifeWay Christian Resources, AllianceBernstein, Logan's Roadhouse, Ryman Hospitality Properties, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the National Baptist Convention.
It is based in Nashville, Tennessee and in 2018 it managed 178 hospitals and 119 freestanding surgery centers, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, and physician clinics in the United States and United Kingdom.

LifeWay Christian Resources

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Entities with a large presence or headquarters in the city include AT&T, Bridgestone, CoreCivic, Hospital Corporation of America, LifeWay Christian Resources, AllianceBernstein, Logan's Roadhouse, Ryman Hospitality Properties, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the National Baptist Convention.
LifeWay Christian Resources, based in Nashville, Tennessee, is the publishing division of the Southern Baptist Convention and church business services provider.

Battle of Nashville

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The Battle of Nashville (December 15–16, 1864) was a significant Union victory and perhaps the most decisive tactical victory gained by either side in the war; it was also the war's final major military action in which Tennessee regiments played a large part on both sides of the battle.
It was fought at Nashville, Tennessee, on December 15–16, 1864, between the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Lieutenant General John Bell Hood and Federal forces under Major General George H. Thomas.

Logan's Roadhouse

Entities with a large presence or headquarters in the city include AT&T, Bridgestone, CoreCivic, Hospital Corporation of America, LifeWay Christian Resources, AllianceBernstein, Logan's Roadhouse, Ryman Hospitality Properties, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the National Baptist Convention.
Logan's Roadhouse is a chain of restaurants based in Nashville, Tennessee, United States and founded in 1991 in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. There are 194 company operated and 25 franchised Logan's Roadhouse locations throughout 23 states and growing.

Fort Nashborough

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The town of Nashville was founded by James Robertson, John Donelson, and a party of Overmountain Men in 1779, near the original Cumberland settlement of Fort Nashborough.
Fort Nashborough was the stockade established in early 1779 in the French Lick area of the Cumberland River valley, as a forerunner to the settlement that would become the city of Nashville, Tennessee.

Parthenon (Nashville)

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These healthy economic times left the city with a legacy of grand classical-style buildings, including the Parthenon in Centennial Park, near downtown.
The Parthenon in Centennial Park, in Nashville, Tennessee, is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens.

Nashville, Tennessee cholera epidemic (1849–50)

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The cholera outbreak that struck Nashville in 1849–1850 took the life of former U.S. President James K. Polk.
A cholera epidemic began in Nashville, Tennessee, in January 1849 and caused many deaths in the city in 1849 and 1850.

James Robertson (explorer)

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The town of Nashville was founded by James Robertson, John Donelson, and a party of Overmountain Men in 1779, near the original Cumberland settlement of Fort Nashborough.
In 1779, he co-founded what is now Nashville, and was instrumental in the settlement of Middle Tennessee.

Jefferson Street

At the same time, Jefferson Street became the historic center of the African-American community.
Jefferson Street is a street in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., which developed as the historic center of the city's African-American community.

United Daughters of the Confederacy

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By the turn of the century, Nashville had become the cradle of the Lost Cause of the Confederacy, as the first chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy was founded here and the Confederate Veteran magazine was published here.
The United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) is an American hereditary association of Southern women established in 1894 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Cumberland River

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The city is the county seat of Davidson County and is located on the Cumberland River.
Although the Cumberland River basin is predominantly rural, there are also some large cities on the river, including Nashville and Clarksville, both in Tennessee.