Smyrna, Tennessee is located in Rutherford County. The town was first established in the 1800s and was part of a flourishing agricultural area. When the railroad came through, it was a refueling station, and land adjacent to the depot was sold and the city began to grow. The town was first incorporated in 1869, but that rescinded just a few years following. It was incorporated again in 1915. Agriculture continued to be the main economic endeavor until the Army-Air Force base was established there in 1941. The area grew even more and in 1969 the development of Percy Priest lake offered not only water for the area but additional recreation. The city has a current estimated population of 48,596.
Avid Golfers will want to check out the Smyrna Golf Course, which is managed by the city. It is an 18-hole course, has a practice facility, practice bunker, and driving range. It also features a golf shop with a snack bar. The city parks department oversees the operation of some 800 acres designated as recreational and leisure area. There are 10 public parks, many athletic fields, 12 miles of greenways, and a public pool. They also offer for rent the Rosenwald Community Center, Assembly Hall, and the renovated Smyrna Train Depot. The Smyrna Greenway allows users access to many different areas in the city and to enjoy nature as they go. There are also informational signs along the greenway sharing the history of both the wildlife and the area.
The friendly community of Smyrna has both older homes, and newly built homes as the community grows. Whether you are looking for older ranch style or cottage styles homes, or newer homes built in the cottage style to blend into the historic area, then you will find something to please you. There are also condominiums for those not looking for single-family homes. Whether you are looking at the great history Smyrna has, or the modern amenities and great recreational options, you will see this is a must-consider destination for homebuyers in the Nashville area. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Smyrna, Tennessee, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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