Brentwood, Tennessee

Brentwood TN Real Estate, Brentwood Area and Community Information



Brentwood, Tennessee, is an upscale suburb of Nashville that is now home to about 40,000 residents. In 2000, the population was just 23,000. This Williamson County community is known to have one of the highest per capita incomes in the country relative to the cost of living.

History

Mound tribes inhabited the area in prehistoric times. Artifacts of early villages and ceremonial mounds have been found in the Meadowlake subdivision and at Primm Historic Park. These early residents seemingly disappeared by the 13th century.

In the 1700s, nomadic tribes from the south came here to hunt. By the late 1700s, limited settlement by those of European descent had occurred. Some received land grants in lieu of payment for their service during the War for Independence. After the Civil War, tobacco became the primary crop in the region. Later, horse farms proliferated in the area.

Parks and Recreation

Those that invest in Brentwood properties will have numerous local parks from which to choose. The largest park in Brentwood is relatively new. The 397-acre Smith park is being completed in phases. The first phase opened in early 2014. A centerpiece of the facility is the Ravenswood Mansion, a residence constructed almost two centuries ago.

Crockett Park covers over 170 acres. Amenities are as diverse as a frisbee golf course and an indoor soccer arena. Eleven multi-purpose fields, eight lighted baseball diamonds, and seven lighted tennis courts offer a great amount of recreational opportunity. Trails are maintained for those that wish to hike or bike. The Eddy Arnold amphitheater and two historic residences add to the diverse pleasures of this well-esablished park. It is possible to quickly compare all parks at the city's website.

Attractions and Activities

The 27-acre Deerwood Arboretum and Nature Area includes a complete observation deck and an amphitheater. The Little Harpeth River meanders through the park. Abundant wildlife take refuge in this preserved green space. Lakes add to the views of those that head out on the nature trails.

There are plenty of historic sites to see in Brentwood. The Samuel Crockett House, also known as Forge Seat, is a property in Brentwood, Tennessee which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was once the home of Samuel Crockett, son of Andrew Crockett, whose home is also a nationally recognized historic site.

Just eight miles south of Nashville, Brentwood offers easy access to all the tourist hotspots and nightlife in the Music City. The Ryman Auditorium, the Grand Ole Opry, and the Country Music Hall of Fame are only a short distance from Brentwood.

Events

Crockett Park hosts the popular Brentwood Fourth of July celebration. The city sponsors a free summer concert series at the amphitheater here as well.

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