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Relocating to Wilson County Fact Sheet

  • 1.5 million people live within a one hour drive of Lebanon.
  • Approximately 36% of all travel spending in the State of Tennessee was spent within a 50 mile radius of Lebanon.
  • Prime Outlets of Lebanon had over 2.5 million visitors since 1999.
  • With 2,000,000 visitors annually, the busiest welcome center in Tennessee is 25 miles east of Lebanon on I-40.
  • Cedars of Lebanon State Park, located five miles south of Lebanon, has more than 650,000 visitors annually.
  • Lebanon’s Town Square, located two miles north of I-40, draws thousands of shoppers for antiques, boutiques, and other great retail stores.
  • The Wilson County Fair drew more than 488,000 attendees in 2017, the state’s largest fair.
  • The U.S. Travel Data Center’s report “Economic Impact of Travel on Tennessee’s Counties Report for the State of Tennessee” shows a steady increase in tourism and travel expenditures in Wilson County.
Location
County: Square Miles 583
Proximity: Nashville, 30 miles
Region: Middle, 550' Elevation
 
2015 Median Household Income
$61,070, a 1.62% growth from the previous year.
 
Population (2000 Census)
Wilson County: 128,911
Lebanon: 30,262 +
Mt. Juliet: 31,540 +
Watertown: 1,517
 
Education (# of schools)
Elementary 16
Middle 5
High School 4
Vocational 1
Private 3
 
Education (enrollment and student:teacher ratio)
Elementary 10,095 and 20:1
Middle School 3,419 and 20:1
High School 6,026 and 18:1
 
Medical Facilities
Hospitals: 1 with 225 beds
Doctors: 184
Dentist: 21
Nursing Homes: 2
Retirement Centers: 1
Assisted Living/Residential Care 7
 
Churches
Protestant: 72
Catholic: 1
 
Recreation
Community Centers: 3
Parks: 6
Country Clubs: 2
Golf Courses: 3
Swimming Pools: 3
10 Screen Theater: 2
Drive-in Theater: 1
Bowling Alleys: 2
Playgrounds: 3
Agricultural Center: 1
Campgrounds: 3
State Parks: 2
Hotels: 18 (1600 rooms)
Restaurants: 100+
Bed and Breakfasts: 2