• Old Hickory Lake is the geographic divider between Nashville-Davidson County and Sumner County. The lake was named for famous Tennessean and U.S. President Andrew Jackson, whose popular nickname was “Old Hickory.”

  • A diversity of shopping centers, quaint local shops and eateries make Sumner County a flourishing and attractive retail destination for residents throughout the greater Nashville area.

  • The architectural preservation and vibrancy of this historic district located in Gallatin illustrates that the rich heritage and charm of Sumner County is alive and well.

  • Energy efficient corporate parks – designed with ample open spaces, greenways and recreational opportunities – are a testament to Sumner County’s forward-looking commitment to economic development.

Legacy of Legends

Andrew Jackson … Johnny Cash … Taylor Swift. Their ties to Sumner County are the stuff of legends. More …

Sites & Building

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Data Center

Sumner County is much more than just a pretty place. We have the stats, facts and trends to prove it! More …

On the northeast side of prospering Nashville, Tennessee, is a county with its entire southern boundary defined by a magnificent lake. An outdoor recreation haven, Sumner County is business-friendly with a motivated workforce, can-do attitude and plenty of wide open spaces. For generations, this has been the perfect place to call “home” … from Native Americans … to hardy settlers … to international music icons … to corporate innovators. Forward Sumner Economic Partnership invites you to discover what lies just beyond Nashville’s North Shore!