Middle Tennessee Counties & Communities
- Cheatham County (7)
- Davidson County (18)
- Dickson County (4)
- Maury County (7)
- Montgomery County (4)
- Robertson County (3)
- Rutherford County (5)
- Sumner County (9)
- Williamson County (11)
- Wilson County (4)
Nashville’s Neighboring Counties & Economic Market Area
There are ten counties, including Davidson County, that make up the Economic Market Area of Nashville.
Situated Northwest of Nashville, Cheatham County was formally established in 1856 by dividing portions of Davidson, Dickson, Robertson, and Montgomery counties. It encompasses 303 square miles.
Davidson County is situated in the heart of Middle Tennessee. It was established in 1783 and merged with the City of Nashville in 1963. Metro Nashville encompasses 502 square miles.
Situated West of Nashville, Dickson County was formed in 1803 from parts of Montgomery and Robertson counties. It encompasses 490 square miles.
Situated Southwest of Nashville, Maury County was created in 1807 from Indian lands and parts of Williamson County. It encompasses 613 square miles.
Situated Northwest of Nashville, Montgomery County was established 1796 and it encompasses 539 square miles.
Situated North of Nashville, Robertson County was established in 1796 from parts of Tennessee (now known as Montgomery) and Sumner Counties. It encompasses 477 square miles.
Situated Southeast of Nashville, Rutherford County was established in 1803 from parts of Davidson, Williamson and Wilson counties. It encompasses 619 square miles.
Situated Northeast of Nashville, Sumner County was created in 1786 from parts of Davidson County and it encompasses 529 square miles.
Situated Southwest of Nashville, Williamson County was originally carved out of the south end of Davidson County. It was established in 1799 and encompasses 582 square miles.
Situated Southwest of Nashville, Wilson County was created from parts of Sumner County. It was established in 1799 and encompasses 571 square miles.