True Grit. Amazing Grace.

Located in the center of Sumner County and just 23 minutes from Nashville, Gallatin lives up to its motto, “True Grit. Amazing Grace.” The city is nestled next to Old Hickory Lake, a popular destination for fishing and watersports, and offers a variety natural landscapes for visitors to explore. Gallatin is steeped in history, given that the city was founded in 1802 and touts famous faces who have walked Gallatin’s streets such as President Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston, and Governor William Trousdale. During the Civil War, Gallatin was captured in February 1862 by Union forces due to the city’s important location on the Cumberland River. Today Gallatin is thriving with unique shopping boutiques, delicious dining options, family-friendly festivals, and a memorable historic downtown square that is sure to make you glad you visited Gallatin!

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