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Encyclopedia > Brentwood, Tennessee

Brentwood is a city in Williamson County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 23,445 as of the U.S. Census Bureau's 2000 census, and as of 2007, Brentwood's population has increased to 27,040. Brentwood is known as an affluent suburb south of Nashville. Williamson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... For other cities named Nashville, see Nashville (disambiguation). ...

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Geography

Location of Brentwood, Tennessee

Brentwood is located at 35°59′53″N, 86°47′33″W (35.998194, -86.792619)1. Image File history File links TNMap-doton-Brentwood. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


Land area: 35.4 square miles (22,697 acres)


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 89.8 km² (34.7 mi²). 89.7 km² (34.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.06%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Zoning

Concord Park is a 40 acre park at Concord Road and Knox Valley Drive. It is home to the Brentwood Library and near Lipscomb Elementary School. Concord Park features paved walking and biking trails.


Crockett Park

Crockett Park is Brentwood's largest park, at more than 170 acres. It features seven lighted tennis courts, restroom/concessions buildings, eight lighted ball fields, 11 multi-purpose fields, bikeway/jogging trails, the Eddy Arnold amphitheater, two historic homes, a community playground, and picnic shelters.


Deerwood Arboretum and Nature Area

The Deerwood Arboretum and Nature Area is 27 acres and has a full observation deck, outdoor covered classrooms, and an amphitheater, the Arboretum. It contains man-made lakes, nature trails, and indigenous wildlife, and the Little Harpeth River flows through it. The Deerwood Arboretum and Nature Area (27 acres) is a city park and arboretum located along the Little Harpeth River, Deerwood Lane, Brentwood, Tennessee. ... The Little Harpeth River rises in Williamson County, Tennessee near the Clovercroft community. ...


Granny White Park

Granny White Park is a 32 acre park with several sporting facilities including four lighted tennis courts, softball/baseball fields, jogging/biking trails, a multi-purpose field, sand volleyball court, playground, and picnic pavilion, and is located near Brentwood Middle School.


Maryland Way Park

Maryland Way Park is located in the Maryland Farms area and includes a paved walking and biking path with 20 exercise stations on 7 acres. Maryland Way park is adjacent to the Maryland Farms YMCA. This article is about the association. ...


Primm Park

Primm Park is a 31 acre park off of Moores Lane. Located on the site is Boiling Springs Academy, a historic schoolhouse built in 1832 and restored in 2003, and a pre-historic Native American mound. 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


River Park

River Park is a 43 acre park adjacent to Crockett Park. It features a restroom facility, playground, outdoor basketball court, and borders the YMCA soccer fields. Adjacent to River Park is the Brentwood Family YMCA, now complete with a skate park.


Tower Park

Tower Park is a 47 acre park north of the WSM Tower off of Concord Road. It includes multi-purpose fields, jogging/biking trails, and natural open spaces. The new Williamson County Indoor Sports Complex is located here. At 76,000 square feet, it consists of a 50+ meter indoor pool with spectator seating, five indoor tennis courts, a fitness center, full-service locker rooms, childcare room and a multi-purpose room.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 23,445 people, 7,693 households, and 6,808 families residing in the city. The population density was 261.2/km² (676.7/mi²). There were 7,889 housing units at an average density of 87.9/km² (227.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.63% White, 1.89% African American, 0.16% Native American, 2.50% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.10% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


Brentwood is Tennessee's best educated city, proportionately, with 69.4% of adult residents (25 and older) holding an associate degree or higher, and 64.7% of adults possessing a baccalaureate degree or higher (2000 Census).


There were 7,693 households out of which 48.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 82.2% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.5% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.24. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 32.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.


The median home price in Brentwood is $523,477. The median household income in Brentwood is $130,580 as of 2007. Males had a median income of $97,962 versus $41,324 for females. The per capita income, which includes all adults and children, for the city is $55,616. About 1.5% of families and 2.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.5% of those under age 18 and 4.5% of those age 65 or over. The home ownership rate (owner-occupied housing units to total units) is 95.4%. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Money magazine listed Brentwood in their Best Places to Live list for 2005.


Maryland Farms Business Park

Located in Brentwood, Maryland Farms is an upscale suburban office park home to several national headquarters.


Notable Residents

Athletics
Casey Atwood (NASCAR)
Vince Young (NFL)
Kerry Collins (NFL)
Brandan Wright (NCAA Basketball)
Austin Huff Casey Lee Atwood(born August 25, 1980 in Nashville, Tennessee), began racing NASCAR as a teenager, first in the Busch Series #27 Castrol car, and then in the Nextel Series as a member of the Ray Evernham Dodge Motorsports stable. ... Vincent Paul Young, Jr. ... Kerry Michael Collins (born December 30, 1972 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania) is an American football quarterback for the Tennessee Titans of the NFL. He has played for the Oakland Raiders, New York Giants, New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers, playing in Super Bowl XXXV for New York. ... Brandan Wright (born October 5, 1987 in Nashville, Tennessee), is an American basketball player who began playing for the North Carolina Tar Heels in the 2006-07 season. ...


Musicians
Trisha Yearwood
Kenny Chesney
Tim McGraw
Faith Hill
Dolly Parton
George Jones
Little Jimmy Dickens
Alan Jackson
Trace Adkins
Melinda Doolittle
Jack White
Kid Rock
Wayne Nelson
John Schlitt
Trisha Yearwood Trisha Yearwood (born September 19, 1964) is a country music singer. ... Kenneth Arnold Chesney (born March 26, 1968) is an American country music singer. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Audrey Faith Perry McGraw, best known as Faith Hill (born September 21, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi), is an American country singer, known for her commercial success as well as her marriage to country singer Tim McGraw. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is an American Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated country singer, songwriter, composer, author, actress and philanthropist. ... George Glenn Jones (born September 12, 1931), is an American country music artist known for his distinctive voice and phrasing that frequently evoke the raw emotions caused by grief, unhappy love, and emotional hardship. ... James Cecil Dickens (born December 19, 1920 from Bolt, West Virginia), Hillbilly singers never will come any hillbilly-er than Little Jimmy Dickens. ... Alan Eugene Jackson (born October 17, 1958) is an American country music singer and songwriter, who became one of the best-selling country musicians of the 1990s. ... Tracy Darrell Trace Adkins (born January 13, 1962) is an American country singer-songwriter from Sarepta, south of Springhill in northern Webster Parish, Louisiana. ... Melinda Doolittle (born December 1, 1977) is a gorgeous American singer, who is currently a finalist on the sixth season of American Idol. ... Jack White (occasionally Jack III White or Jack White III), born John Anthony Gillis on July 9, 1975 in Detroit, Michigan is a Grammy-winning rock musician, singer, and music producer. ... Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), best known as Kid Rock, is an American rapper, singer and rock musician most notable for his albums Devil Without a Cause and Cocky and his hit singles Bawitdaba and Picture. ... Wayne Nelson (born June 1, 1950 in Kansas City, MO) is an American musician best known for being a member of the famed Australian rock band, Little River Band. ... John Schlitt John William Schlitt (born February 3, 1950 in Lincoln, Illinois) has been the lead singer of legendary Christian Rock band Petra since 1986. ...


Other
Niki Taylor, supermodel
Brad Stine, comedian
Chris Moneymaker, poker
Nicole Renee Niki Taylor (born March 5, 1975) is an American supermodel. ... Brad Stine (born 1960[1]) is an American Christian conservative comedian and actor. ... Christopher Bryan Moneymaker (born 1976 in Tennessee) is an American professional poker player who won the main event at the 2003 World Series of Poker (WSOP). ...


External Links

State of Tennessee
Nashville (capital)
Topics

History | Tennesseans | Constitution | Governors | General Assembly | Supreme Court Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tennessee. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties Libertarian Party State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806 Government  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area  - City  526. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... The Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville has been the sight of much of the States history. ... // Roy Acuff Charlie Adams James Agee Lamar Alexander William R. Anderson Chet Atkins DeFord Bailey Howard Baker Ida Wells-Barnett Kathy Bates Kate Batts (a. ... Notes 1East was Secretary of State for Tennessee from 1862-1865, appointed by Andrew Johnson, the military governor of the state under Union occupation during the American Civil War. ... The Tennessee General Assembly is the formal name of the legislature of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... The Tennessee Supreme Court is the highest appellate court of the State of Tennessee. ...

Grand
Divisions

East Tennessee | Middle Tennessee | West Tennessee The Grand Divisions are geographic, cultural, and legally recognized regions each compromising a third of the State of Tennessee. ... East Tennessee is a name given to approximately the eastern third of the state of Tennessee. ... Middle Tennessee is a distinct portion of the state of Tennessee, delineated according to law as well as custom. ... West Tennessee is one of the three traditional regions in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ...

Regions

Blue Ridge Mountains | Ridge‑and‑valley Appalachians | Cumberland Plateau | Highland Rim | Nashville Basin | Mississippi Delta This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Blue Ridge Mountains, Shining Rock Wilderness Area Appalachian Mountain system The Blue Ridge is a mountain chain in the eastern United States, part of the Appalachian Mountains, forming their eastern front from Georgia to Pennsylvania. ... The Ridge-and-valley Appalachians are a belt within the Appalachian Mountains extending from northern New Jersey westward into Pennsylvania and southward into Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. ... The Cumberland Plateau includes much of eastern Kentucky and western West Virginia in the United States. ... The Highland Rim is a geographic term for the area in Tennessee surrounding the Central Basin. ... The Nashville Basin is a geographic term used to describe the area surrounding Nashville, Tennessee. ... West Tennessee is one of the three traditional regions in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ...

Major
cities

Chattanooga | Clarksville | Jackson | Knoxville | Memphis | Murfreesboro | Nashville | Tri‑Cities (Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport) List of incorporated cities and towns in Tennessee, arranged in alphabetical order: * Primary county (according to U.S. Census) is listed first Category: ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Roxy in Clarksvilles historic downtown section. ... Jackson is a city in Madison County, Tennessee, United States. ... Nickname: The Marble City, K-Town, Big Orange Country, Knox Vegas, 865 Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee Coordinates: Cities in Tennessee Tennessee  - Mayor Bill Haslam (R) Area    - City 254. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... Downtown Murfreesboro, Tennessee Murfreesboro is a city in Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. ... Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806 Government  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area  - City  526. ... In Tennessee, the name Tri-Cities refers to the region surrounding the cities of Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol. ... Nickname: The Birthplace of Country Music Motto: A Good Place To Live Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee County Sullivan Mayor Jim Messimer Area    - City 76. ... Johnson City is a city in Washington County, Tennessee; however a small part of the city is located within Sullivan County, Tennessee, to the northeast and Carter County, Tennessee, to the southeast. ... Kingsport is a city located in Sullivan County, Tennessee. ...

Counties

Anderson | Bedford | Benton | Bledsoe | Blount | Bradley | Campbell | Cannon | Carroll | Carter | Cheatham | Chester | Claiborne | Clay | Cocke | Coffee | Crockett | Cumberland | Davidson | Decatur | DeKalb | Dickson | Dyer | Fayette | Fentress | Franklin | Gibson | Giles | Grainger | Greene | Grundy | Hamblen | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardeman | Hardin | Hawkins | Haywood | Henderson | Henry | Hickman | Houston | Humphreys | Jackson | Jefferson | Johnson | Knox | Lake | Lauderdale | Lawrence | Lewis | Lincoln | Loudon | Macon | Madison | Marion | Marshall | Maury | McMinn | McNairy | Meigs | Monroe | Montgomery | Moore | Morgan | Obion | Overton | Perry | Pickett | Polk | Putnam | Rhea | Roane | Robertson | Rutherford | Scott | Sequatchie | Sevier | Shelby | Smith | Stewart | Sullivan | Sumner | Tipton | Trousdale | Unicoi | Union | Van Buren | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Weakley | White | Williamson | Wilson List of Tennessee counties: Anderson County Bedford County Benton County Bledsoe County Blount County Bradley County Campbell County Cannon County Carroll County Carter County Cheatham County Chester County Clairborne County Clay County Cocke County Coffee County Crockett County Cumberland County Davidson County Decatur County DeKalb County Dickson County Dyer County... Anderson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Bedford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Benton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Bledsoe County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Blount County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Bradley County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Cannon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Carter County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Cheatham County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Chester County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Shanes (born 1968) is a male Norwegian wikipedian living in Oslo. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Cocke County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Coffee County is a county located in south-central portion of the state of Tennessee. ... Crockett County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Davidson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Decatur County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... DeKalb County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Dickson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Dyer County is a county located in the westmost part of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Fayette County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Fentress County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Gibson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Giles County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Grainger County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Grundy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hamblen County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hardeman County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hardin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Hawkins County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Haywood County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Henderson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hickman County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Houston County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Humphreys County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Johnson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Knox County is a U.S. county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lauderdale County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Loudon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Macon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Marshall County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Maury County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... McMinn County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... McNairy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Meigs County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Moore County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Morgan County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Obion County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Overton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Pickett County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Tennessee, USA. As of 2000, the population is 62,315. ... Rhea County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Roane County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Robertson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sequatchie County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sevier County (pronounced severe) is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and is named for John Sevier. ... Shelby County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Smith County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Stewart County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sumner County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Tipton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Trousdale County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Location in the state of Tennessee Formed 1875 Seat Erwin Area  - Total  - Water 483 km² (186 mi²) 1 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Van Buren County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Weakley County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... White County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Williamson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Wilson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ...


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