The City Between The Lakes
Known as the city between the lakes for its location between Percy Priest and Old Hickory Lake, Mt. Juliet is home to 39,289 residents as of 2020. Mt. Juliet is rapidly growing and has been for some time, but it was not until recently that the population growth came to fruition, with approximately 15 thousand more people moving to Mt Juliet. Between 2010 and 2020, Mt. Juliet added 15,618 residents; that’s nearly four people every day for a decade. According to the 2020 census, Mt. Juliet is the 6th fastest growing city in Tennessee.
Nestled in Wilson county, Mt. Juliet is 40 minutes east of downtown and 25 minutes from Nashville International Airport. Mt Juliet is bordered by I-65, I-40, I-24, and I-840 and is home to Nashville’s commuter train, The Music City Star, which runs between Nashville and Lebanon. Covering 32 miles of rail, The Music City Star makes seven stops; Riverfront, Donelson, Hermitage, Mt. Juliet, Martha, Hamilton Springs, and Lebanon.
Mt. Juliet’s rapid and exponential growth means many homes are new construction. These homes start as low as $300,000. Mt. Juliet’s new and well-planned neighborhoods generally include a pool, clubhouse, playground, dog park, walking trails, and sometimes even fishing ponds and other amenities that are perfect for family fun.
Many Mt. Juliet residents enjoy Charlie Daniels Park, which offers a splash pad, playground, tennis, volleyball, baseball, a baseball court, and picnic areas. Charlie Daniel’s Park is also home to the community center, which houses a weight and exercise room and a kitchen available to rent. The community center is home to classes and camps.
There are so many fun things to do outdoors in Mt. Juliet! Residents can pick their favorite apples and peaches at Breeden’s Orchard in the fall. There are plenty of other outdoor activities in this beautiful city, for example, golfing - both putt-putting and traditional links. Pine Creek golf course offers traditional links, while Cedar Creek Sports Center offers PutPutt and driving ranges. Cedar creek sports center also has batting cages, pitching and hitting lessons, indoor baseball facilities, and go-carts.
For those who prefer time with nature, Juro Stables provides horseback riding trails through beautiful Tennessee country and offers riding lessons.
Mt. Juliet is home to the Mt. Juliet Wilson County Public Library. The Mt. Juliet library is an educational hub in the heart of Mt. Juliet, hosting storytime for preschoolers, reading programs for kids and teens, continuing education, lifelong education for adults, and so much more.
Providence Marketplace has everything you could need for retail and dining. Easily accessible from I-40 Providence Marketplace offers everything from Nubu Hibachi Sushi to Oscar’s Tacos to Craft Beer and Burgers at M.L. Rose. Providence Marketplace houses retail for homewares, gifts, women’s apparel, children’s apparel, cosmetics, eyewear, crafts, pet supplies, and electronics. Providence marketplace is even home to a state-of-the-art movie theater.
The Goat is a unique social restaurant and bar in Mt. Juliet that not only offers delicious food and libations but offers sand volleyball, live music, and summertime hangs at the pool. Many Mt. Juliet residents hang out at this unique and fun location designed to make the locals feel at home.
Mt. Juliet has everything and is close to everything! You can enjoy the scenic views, many amenities, and low cost of living while you're here, whether it be for your home or business. Contact Erin Gillespie today if you are considering moving to Mt. Juliet or for information about moving to other Nashville neighborhoods.