New Homes for Sale in Nashville, TN
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LGI Homes is proud to offer beautiful new homes in amenity-rich, conveniently located communities surrounding Nashville, Tennessee. LGI Homes exemplifies commitment to service, quality and value, through their stunning new home communities and affordable no money down homes. Enjoy the slower pace, open space and reduced living expense that exists just a short distance from downtown. LGI Homes' new home communities offer the best of both worlds: affordable homeownership, and the vibrancy, attractions and amenities of the Greater Nashville area.
About Nashville, TN
Nashville is the capital and most populated city of Tennessee, with almost 2 million people living in its metropolitan area. Nashville is located on the Cumberland River and has a humid subtropical climate. This means the city has hot, humid summers and generally cool, mild winters. Nashville gets snow during the winter, but it is not usually heavy. Nashville is home to the Country Music Hall of Fame and many renowned music venues such as the Grand Ole Opry. Known as the “home of country music,” Nashville’s economy is made up of many recording and music production companies. However, the largest industry in Nashville is health care. Nashville has one of the fastest growing economies in the United States, especially in health care. Nashville has a relatively low cost of living and a large job market, making it a great place to live and work.
Nashville, TN is located at the intersection of three Interstate Highways, allowing for easy travel to and from the area. Within the city, there is a bus system of public transportation available. The Nashville International Airport is located just outside the city center, giving residents easy access to international travel.
Nashville also has a college-town culture due to its many universities. This atmosphere contributes to the thriving art scene with galleries and museums such as the fine arts gallery at Vanderbilt University. You can find plenty of performing arts, visual arts, and special art events in Nashville that will keep you engaged in the city’s culture. To go along with the rich art culture, the food in Nashville largely consists of hot chicken and fish and barbecue, adding to the spice of the city. There are many restaurants and bars in the city, so you will never run out of new flavors to try! There are plenty of family activities available such as Centennial Park, the Adventure Science Center, and the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere.
Nashville has two sports teams at the highest professional level, the Tennessee Titans of the NFL and the Nashville Predators of the NHL. The Titans play at Nissan Stadium and have won three division championships, one conference championship, and competed in Super Bowl XXXIV in 1999, losing to the St. Louis Rams. The Predators play at Bridgestone Arena and have won one division championship and one conference championship.
The average age in Nashville is skewed slightly younger than the state average due to the many colleges and universities in the area. However, there are still many families in the suburbs and surrounding neighborhoods. As part of the “Bible Belt,” about 60 percent of Nashville residents claim religious affiliation, with most of them being Baptist.
Other Nashville, TN Factoids
Elvis recorded over 200 songs in the RCA Studio B in Nashville. You can still see a string of Christmas lights hanging in the studio from when Elvis recorded his Christmas album.
The city was founded in 1779 on Christmas Eve.
The only full scale replica of the Greek Parthenon is in Centennial Park. It even includes the 42-foot statue of Athena, which is the tallest indoor statue in the western world.
The AT&T Building is the tallest building in Tennessee. It’s shape has given it the nickname “Batman Building” because it resembles the hero’s mask.
Oprah Winfrey got her first job in television when she became the first African-American female news anchor at WLAC-TV while she was studying at Tennessee State University.
With Jazz, R&B, and Blues filling the Nashville air from the 1940s to the 1960s, Etta Jones, Duke Ellington, and Jimi Hendrix could be seen playing on Jefferson Street.
The seventh president of the United States, Andrew Jackson, had a home in Nashville, called the Hermitage, that has a driveway shaped like a guitar.
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