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Encyclopedia > Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Downtown Murfreesboro
Official logo of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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Nickname: "The 'Boro"
Motto: Creating a better quality of life.
Location in Rutherford County and the state of Tennessee.
Location in Rutherford County and the state of Tennessee.
Coordinates: 35°51′28″N 86°23′41″W / 35.85778, -86.39472
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Rutherford
Settled 1811
Incorporated 1817
Government
 - Type Mayor-Council
 - Mayor Tommy Bragg
 - Vice mayor Chris Bratcher
Area
 - Total 39.2 sq mi (101.5 km²)
 - Land 39.0 sq mi (101.0 km²)
 - Water 0.20 sq mi (0.5 km²)  0.54%
Elevation 619.0 ft (186 m)
Population (2006)[1]
 - Total 92,559
 - Density 2,373.3/sq mi (916.3/km²)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 37127-37130
Area code(s) 615
FIPS code 47-51560GR2
GNIS feature ID 1295105GR3
Website: MurfreesboroTN.gov

Murfreesboro is a city in Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. According to the 2007 census estimate the city had a total population of 92,559. It is the county seat of Rutherford CountyGR6. The center of population of Tennessee is located in Murfreesboro.[2] Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1500x1048, 1185 KB)Downtown Murfreesboro, Tennessee Image copyleft: Image taken by me, released under GFDL, Pollinator 04:42, 25 January 2006 (UTC) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... EXAMPLE:Laughbox,Blondie,BamBam,Pinkie,etc. ... For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... Adapted from Wikipedias TN county maps by Seth Ilys. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... This article is about the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... This article is about the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... 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... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... Mayor-Council government is one of two variations of government most commonly used in modern representative municipal governments in the United States. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Deputy Mayor of a community is the number two official to the mayor. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... 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. ... To help compare sizes of different geographic regions, we list here areas between 10 km² (1000 hectares) and 100 km² (10,000 hectares). ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... This article is about the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Center of population is a subject of study in the field of demographics. ...


Although Murfreesboro is sometimes considered a suburb or exurb of Nashville, Tennessee, it is far enough away [about 35 mi (56 km)] and has a large enough population to maintain a separate identity from its larger neighbor. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the country, with a population growth from 46,000 to 69,000 between 1990 and 2000, a change of 66%. The city is also home to Middle Tennessee State University, the largest undergraduate university in the state of Tennessee, with a current undergraduate population of 22,554. “Suburbia” redirects here. ... Commuters waiting for the morning train in Maplewood, New Jersey to travel to New York City A commuter town is an urban community that is primarily residential, from which most of the workforce commute out of the community to earn their livelihood. ... “Nashville” redirects here. ... “Miles” redirects here. ... “km” redirects here. ... Middle Tennessee State University (founded September 11, 1911, and commonly abbreviated as MTSU) is an American university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ...


In 2006, Murfreesboro was ranked by Money as the 84th best place to live in the United States, out of 745 cities with a population over 50,000.[3][1] Money is a Time Warner financial magazine. ...

Contents

History

In 1811, the Tennessee State Legislature established a county seat for Rutherford County. The town was first named "Cannonsburgh" in honor of Tennessee politician Newton Cannon, but was soon renamed "Murfreesboro" for Revolutionary War hero Colonel Hardy Murfree, later the great-grandfather of author Mary Noailles Murfree. Newton Cannon (May 22, 1781–September 16, 1841) was Governor of the U.S. state of Tennessee from 1835 to 1839. ... Hardy Murfree (1743(?) - 1809) founded the town of Murfreesboro, North Carolina, where he lived for most of his adult life. ... Mary Noailles Murfree (January 24, 1850 - July 31, 1922) was an American fiction writer of novels and short stories who wrote under the pen name Charles Egbert Craddock. Mary Noailles Murfree was born near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, January 24, 1850, in the house later celebrated in her novel, Where the Battle...


As Tennessee grew westward, it became clear that having the state capital in Knoxville would be a burden to those who had to travel from the western end of the state. In 1818, Murfreesboro became the capital of Tennessee until 1826, when Nashville became the state capital.[4] Nickname: Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee. ... “Nashville” redirects here. ...


On December 31, 1862, the Battle of Stones River, also called the Battle of Murfreesboro, was fought near Murfreesboro. This was a major engagement of the American Civil War. After the battle, Murfreesboro was used as a supply depot for the Union Army. Stones River National Battlefield is now an historical site. is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about 1862 . ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders William S. Rosecrans Braxton Bragg Strength 43,400 37,712 Casualties 13,249 (1,730 killed, 7,802 wounded, 3,717 captured/missing) 10,266 (1,294 killed, 7,945 wounded, 1,027 captured/missing) The Battle of Stones River... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Stones River National Battlefield is a unit of the National Park Service at 3501 Old Nashville Highway in Murfreesboro, Tennessee along the Stones River. ...


Geography

Murfreesboro is located at 35°51′28″N, 86°23′41″W (35.857700, -86.394725)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 39.2 square miles (102 km²). 39 square miles (101 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km²) of it (0.54%) 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. ...


Murfreesboro is the geographic center of the state of Tennessee. A stone monument marks the official site on Old Lascassas Pike, about a half-mile (800 m) north of MTSU. This is a list of geographic centers of each U.S. state: See also Extreme points of the United States Extreme points of each U.S. state List of U.S. states by elevation List of highest points of Canadian provinces and territories Extreme points of Canada Categories: | ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Middle Tennessee State University (founded September 11, 1911, and commonly abbreviated as MTSU) is an American university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ...


Transportation

Murfreesboro is served by Nashville International Airport (IATA code BNA), Smyrna Airport (MQY) and Murfreesboro Municipal Airport (MBT). The city also benefits from several highways running through the city, including Interstate 24; U.S. Routes 41 and 231; and State Routes 1, 2, 10, 96, 99, 268 and 840. Nashville International Airport (IATA: BNA, ICAO: KBNA) is an airport in southeastern Nashville, Tennessee. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... Smyrna Airport (IATA: MQY, ICAO: KMQY) is a public airport in the town of Smyrna in Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA. It is the reliever airport for Nashville International Airport, located twelve nautical miles to the north. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 24 Interstate 24 (abbreviated I-24) is an interstate highway in the eastern United States. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: U.S. Route 41 U.S. Route 41 is a north-south United States Highway that runs from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Miami, Florida. ... U.S. Highway 231 is a spur of U.S. Highway 31. ... Map showing the west end of SR-1 in Memphis State Route 1 (SR-1), known as the Memphis to Bristol Highway, is a mostly-unsigned state highway in Tennessee that is 538 miles (866 km) long. ... State Route 2 is a west to east highway in Tennessee that is 185 miles (298 km) long. ... State Route 96 is a long east-west highway in Middle Tennessee. ... Tennessee State Route 268 (SR 268) is a primary state highway in Rutherford County and Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA. It runs from US 41-70 (locally known as North West Broad Street) on the north west side of Murfreesboro, to its Eastern terminus with US 231 (locally known as Memorial Boulevard... State Route 840 is a state highway built around Nashville, Tennessee. ...


Public transportation

The City of Murfreesboro ordered nine buses to serve as the city's new transportation. Each bus is capable of holding sixteen people and includes two spaces for wheelchairs. With the system being called "Rover", the buses are bright green in color with "Rover" and a cartoon dog painted on the side.


The system has been in service since April 2007, with buses operating in six major corridors: Memorial Boulevard, NW Broad Street, Old Fort Parkway, South Church Street, Mercury Boulevard and Highland Avenue.


A one-way fare is US$1.00 for adults, US$0.50 for children 6-16 and seniors 65 and over, and free for children under 6. The system will operate Monday to Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.[5][6] USD redirects here. ...

Swanson Building, Murfreesboro.Joseph Swanson is a major developer in the area.
Swanson Building, Murfreesboro.
Joseph Swanson is a major developer in the area.

Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1500x2105, 1906 KB)Swanson Building, Murfreesboro, Tennessee Joseph Swanson is a major developer in the area Image copyleft: Image taken by me, released under GFDL, Pollinator 04:46, 25 January 2006 (UTC) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1500x2105, 1906 KB)Swanson Building, Murfreesboro, Tennessee Joseph Swanson is a major developer in the area Image copyleft: Image taken by me, released under GFDL, Pollinator 04:46, 25 January 2006 (UTC) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify...

Demographics

According to US Census Bureau in 2006, there were 92,559 people, 36,199 households, and 21,042 families residing in the city.[1] The population density was 681.5/km² (1,764.9/mi²). There were 28,815 housing units at an average density of 285.3/km² (739.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 79.85% White, 13.89% African American, 0.28% Native American, 2.69% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.88% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.53% of the 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. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... 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. ...


There were 26,511 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.6% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.02. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 22.7% under the age of 18, 20.5% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 17.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city was US$39,652, and the median income for a family was US$55,845. Males had a median income of US$42,872 versus US$30,621 for females. USD redirects here. ...


Parks

  • Cannonsburgh Village, [2].
  • Stones River National Battlefield, [3]. Civil War Battlefield.
  • Oaklands Historic House Museum, [4]. Location of a Civil War house and baseball park.
  • Old Fort Park, [5]. 50 acre park including baseball fields, tennis courts, Kids Castle playground, 18-hole championship golf course, picnic shelters, bike trails.
  • Barfield-Crescent Park, [6]. 430 acre park including 8 baseball fields, 7 miles of bike/running trails, 18-hole championship disc golf course, and 10 picnic shelters.

Culture

Jazz

Middle Tennessee State University (founded September 11, 1911, and commonly abbreviated as MTSU) is an American university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ... Middle Tennessee State University (founded September 11, 1911, and commonly abbreviated as MTSU) is an American university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ...

Arts

Murfreesboro contains a Center for the Arts [9] close to the Square. It entertains with an array of exhibits, theatre arts, concerts, dance, and magic shows.


Museums

The Discovery Center of Murfree Spring [10] houses an interactive gallery of exhibits and is a local favorite for school trips.


Notable natives

David Rankin Barbee (October 15, 1874, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee—March 7, 1958, Orange, Texas) was a journalist, a public relations writer for the Roosevelt administration and, after his retirement, a researcher in American history, best known for writing on Southern history. ... For other persons named James Buchanan, see James Buchanan (disambiguation). ... The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, commonly called the Nobel Prize in Economics, is a prize awarded each year for outstanding intellectual contributions in the field of economics. ... Alan Greenspan, former chairman, United States Federal Reserve. ... Will Allen Dromgoole (born October 26, 1860, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee) was an author and poet. ... Winfield S. Featherston Winfield Scott Featherston Old Swet (August 8, 1820 – May 28, 1891) was an antebellum two-term U.S. Representative from Mississippi and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. ... Barton Jennings Bart Gordon (born January 24, 1949) is a politician from the state of Tennessee, representing the states 6th Congressional district (map) in the U.S. House of Representatives. ... A Congressman or Congresswoman (generically, Congressperson) is a politician who is a member of a Congress. ... Andrew Nelson Lytle (1902-December 12, 1995) was an American poet, dramatist, and professor of literature. ... Jean MacArthur (December 28, 1898-January 22, 2000) was the wife of U.S. Army General Douglas MacArthur. ... This article is about the American general; for the municipality in the Philippines, see General MacArthur, Eastern Samar. ... Matt Mahaffey Matt Mahaffey is the primary member of the Murfreesboro, Tennessee power pop band Self and has worked as a producer with various artists. ... Sirius Satellite Radio NASDAQ: SIRI is one of two satellite radio (SDARS) services operating in the United States and Canada, along with XM Satellite Radio. ... Hardy Murfree (1743(?) - 1809) founded the town of Murfreesboro, North Carolina, where he lived for most of his adult life. ... Mary Noailles Murfree (January 24, 1850 - July 31, 1922) was an American fiction writer of novels and short stories who wrote under the pen name Charles Egbert Craddock. Mary Noailles Murfree was born near Murfreesboro, Tennessee, January 24, 1850, in the house later celebrated in her novel, Where the Battle... Andre Alice Norton (February 17, 1912 – March 17, 2005), science fiction and fantasy author (with some works of historical fiction and contemporary fiction), was born Alice Mary Norton in Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States. ... Sarah Childress Polk (September 4, 1803 – August 14, 1891), wife of James K. Polk, was First Lady of the United States from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849. ... This article is about the U.S. President. ... David Price (Born August 26, 1985) is an amateur pitcher drafted #1 overall in the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. ... The 2007 First-Year Player Draft was Major League Baseballs annual amateur draft of high school and college baseball players, and was held on June 7 and June 8, 2007. ... Major league affiliations American League (1998–present) East Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 12, 42 Name Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998–present) Other nicknames The D-Rays, The Rays Ballpark Tropicana Field (1998–present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) none AL Pennants (0) none Division titles... Grantland Rice (November 1, 1880–July 13, 1954) was an early 20th century American sportswriter. ... Margaret Rhea Seddon, M.D. (born November 8, 1947) is a former NASA Astronaut. ... Chris Young is a singer and songwriter, specializing in traditional country music music. ... Nashville Star is a television program broadcast on the USA Network in the United States and CMT in Canada. ...

Points of interest

Rutherford County Courthouse in Murfreesboro
Rutherford County Courthouse in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro is the home of a Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy (CMOP). It is part of an initiative by the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide mail order prescriptions to veterans using computerization at strategic locations throughout the United States. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 554 pixelsFull resolution (1500 × 1039 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 554 pixelsFull resolution (1500 × 1039 pixel, file size: 1. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Discovery Center is a nature center and wetlands boardwalk near downtown Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ... Middle Tennessee State University (founded September 11, 1911, and commonly abbreviated as MTSU) is an American university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ... Oaklands Historic House Museum (and also the Cannonsburgh Village) are in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA. The Oaklands House is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a local landmark known for his unique Italianate design. ... The Stones River Greenway Arboretum is an arboretum located along the Stones River Greenway, beside the Stones River, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ... Stones River National Battlefield is a unit of the National Park Service at 3501 Old Nashville Highway in Murfreesboro, Tennessee along the Stones River. ... The Consolidated Mail Outpatient Pharmacy (CMOP) is an initiative by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to provide mail order prescriptions to veterans using computerization at strategic locations throughout the country. ...


Top employers in Murfreesboro

# Employer Number of
employees
1. Rutherford County government 3,350
2. Middle Tennessee State University 1,700
3. State Farm Operations Center 1,450
4. Alvin C. York Veterans Administration Medical Center 1,411
5. Middle Tennessee Medical Center 1,300
6. Verizon Wireless Call Center 1,083
7. Murfreesboro city government 827 (full time)
234 (part time)
8. General Mills/Pillsbury Company 750
9. Johnson Controls, Inc. 750
10. MAHLE Tennex 650
11. Lewis Brothers Bakeries 525
  • Information is current as of November 2006.[7]

Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Middle Tennessee State University (founded September 11, 1911, and commonly abbreviated as MTSU) is an American university located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. ... State Farm Insurance Companies are a group of large US insurance and financial services companies started in 1922 by former farmer George J. Mecherle (pronounced Ma-herl). ... Verizon Communications, Inc. ... General Mills (NYSE: GIS) is a Fortune 500 corporation, mainly concerned with food products, which is headquartered in Golden Valley, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. ... Pillsbury is a brand name used by Minneapolis-based General Mills and the The J. M. Smucker Company. ...

References

  1. ^ a b 2006 population estimate for Murfreesboro city. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2007-07-25.
  2. ^ Population and Population Centers by State: 2000. Census.gov. Retrieved on 2007-01-12.
  3. ^ "Murfreesboro a 'Best Place' to live", Nashville Business Journal, 2006-07-17. Retrieved on 2007-07-23. 
  4. ^ History of Murfreesboro, TN. MurfreesboroTN.gov. Retrieved on 2007-05-22.
  5. ^ "'Rover' bus service set to begin in early April", MurfreesboroTN.gov. Retrieved on 2007-03-22. 
  6. ^ Hutchens, Turner. "Work begins on Rover bus fleet", Daily News Journal, 2007-01-05. 
  7. ^ Post Top 10 employers. The Murfreesboro Post (November 2006). Retrieved on 2007-03-26.

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External links

Coordinates: 35.8577° N 86.394725° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Although Murfreesboro is sometimes considered a suburb or exurb of Nashville, Tennessee, it is far enough away and has a large enough population to maintain a separate identity from its larger neighbor.
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Murfreesboro is a city located in Rutherford County, Tennessee.
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