Davidson County is home to the county seat and is the metropolitan state capitol of Nashville. The Nashville region is home to more than 1.9 million people and more than 40,000 businesses. Many corporate headquarter giants call Middle Tennessee home, including Nissan North America, Bridgestone Americas, Dollar General, Hospital Corporation of America, Cracker Barrel, Dollar General, and Gibson Guitar. A national hub for the creative class, Nashville has the strongest concentration of the music industry in America.
The Nashville region’s educated workforce not only provides an abundant talent pool for companies, but also bolsters the region’s vibrancy, artistic and musical essence, and competitive edge in technology and innovation. The Nashville region is defined by a diverse economy, low costs of living and doing business, a creative culture and a well-educated population. Cultural diversity, unique neighborhoods, a variety of industries and a thriving creative community make Middle Tennessee among the nation’s best locations for relocating.