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Encyclopedia > Antioch, Tennessee

Antioch is a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee, located in the southern part of Davidson County. It is not autonomous, and is governed by the Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government. The area is assigned to postal zip code 37013. “Suburbia” redirects here. ... Nashville redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Davidson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Nashville-Davidson (balance) is the name used by the U.S. Census Bureau to designate the portion of Davidson County, Tennessee that is not a part of any separately incorporated cities in the county. ... In the United States the term metropolitan government is most frequently used to describe a system of municipal government in which most or all of the functions of a government of a county are combined with those of its principal city. ... Mr. ...



The community takes its name from Antioch First Baptist Church, established in 1810. As recently as the 1960s Antioch was a small community catering to the needs of area farmers with amenities such as a feed mill. Adjacent to Bakertown (a similar small community) it was located on the banks of Mill Creek, a minor tributary of the Cumberland River that rises near Nolensville, several miles to the southeast. This area has become less important over time as zoning restrictions forbidding further development on a floodplain have limited the construction of more businesses in this area, which had started to become quite congested.[original research?] Look up tributary in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Cumberland River is an important waterway in the southern United States. ... Nolensville is a town located in Williamson County, Tennessee. ... A typical zoning map; this one identifies the zones, or development districts, in the city of Ontario, California Zoning is a North American term for a system of land-use regulation. ... This picture shows the flood plain following a 1 in 10 year flood on the Isle of Wight. ...

In the 1970s Antioch experienced explosive growth, largely due to the expansion of the Nashville sewer system to the area and the availability of large amounts of former farmland, which made possible the construction of many low-rise apartment complexes, and several mobile home communities. More than perhaps any other Nashville suburb, Antioch maintained a "blue-collar" image and became a magnet for those seeking affordable housing.[original research?] Many relatively low-priced, site-built detached "starter" homes were built as well. For the art of stitching, see Sewing. ... This article is about the structure. ... A modern double-wide manufactured home. ...

Present day

The presence of large quantities of affordable housing led to influx of young families with children, greatly overtaxing the area's schools, which have been overcrowded for decades and remain so, despite an extensive construction program and the development of some private schools, largely church-affiliated. Large numbers of recent immigrants have also come to Antioch in the last two decades, attracted initially by the affordable housing and also by the presence of immigrant communities. Immigrants are predominantly from Southeast Asia and Latin America, but many are from other places.[citation needed] Immigration is the act of moving to or settling in another country or region, temporarily or permanently. ...

The most important business concentration in Antioch is Hickory Hollow Mall, which opened in 1978 and has been renovated and expanded on several subsequent occasions. It is a regional shopping mall with a gross leasing area of 1,088,280 sq ft (101,105 m²), over 150 stores, and 5,795 parking spaces.[1] Anchor stores include Sears, Macy's, and Dillard's.[1] The Nashville Zoo is also located in Antioch. A Walmart Supercenter, and many new strip malls have also opened in the area. Large-scale home builders such as Beazer and Centex Homes have constructed many new subdivisions. Hickory Hollow Mall is a regional indoor shopping mall in Antioch, Tennessee a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee Opened: 1978 Renovated: 2002 GLA: 1,088,280 sq. ... For the traditional meaning of the word mall, see pedestrian street or promenade. ... In retail, an anchor store, or draw tenant, is one of the larger stores in a shopping mall, usually a department store in a major retail chain, such as Macys or JCPenney. ... Sears Holdings Corporation NASDAQ: SHLD is the third largest retailer in the United States, behind Wal-Mart and The Home Depot. ... This article is about the R. H. Macy & Co. ... This article is about a department store chain. ... The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is a zoo and historic plantation farmhouse located six miles (10 km) southeast of downtown Nashville, Tennessee. ... Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ...

Starwood Amphitheatre, Nashville's former primary outdoor music venue, was located a few miles south of Antioch on the Rutherford County line. The amphitheatre was closed prior to the 2007 season, and has since been demolished. Starwood Amphitheatre is the primary outdoor music venue in the Nashville, Tennessee area. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ...

Antioch is the site of the denominational headquarters of the National Association of Free Will Baptists.[2] Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      A denomination... National Association of Free Will Baptists - a national body of predominantly white Free Will Baptist churches in the United States and Canada, organized on November 5, 1935 in Nashville, Tennessee. ...


  1. ^ a b Fact Sheet - Hickory Hollow Mall
  2. ^ National Association of Free Will Baptists

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