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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.
  • The $125,000,000 Nashville Superspeedway, which opened in April 2001, is just 15 miles south of Lebanon.
  • Lebanon’s Town Square, located two miles north of I-40, draws thousands of antique and collectibles shoppers.
  • The Wilson County Fair drew more than 420,000 attendees in 2004, 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
 
2000 Median Household Income
$50,140, second highest of the 95 counties in the state of Tennessee
 
Population (2000 Census)
Wilson County: 95,366
Lebanon: 21,406 +
Mt. Juliet: 12,000 +
Watertown: 1,354
 
Education (# of schools)
Elementary 14
Middle 4
High School 4
Vocational 1
Private 3
 
Education (enrollment and student:teacher ratio)
Elementary 8,664 and 22:1
Middle School 1,708 and 22:1
High School 4,183 and 23:1
 
Medical Facilities
Hospitals: 1 with 257 beds
Doctors: 184
Dentist: 21
Nursing Homes: 5
Retirement Centers: 6
 
Churches
Protestant: 72
Catholic: 1
 
Recreation
Community Centers: 3
Parks: 6
Country Clubs: 2
Golf Courses: 5
Swimming Pools: 3
10 Screen Theater: 1
Drive-in Theater: 1
Bowling Alleys: 2
Playgrounds: 3
Agricultural Center: 1
Campgrounds: 3
State Parks: 2
Motels: 18 (1200 rooms)
Restaurants: 87+
Bed and Breakfasts: 2
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