Nashville is located in the north central part of Tennessee on the Cumberland River. The city of Nashville includes music, publishing and banking industries. Nashville is known as the middle of the Industry of Country Music. Being the center of the music industry, Nashville was given the nickname "Music City U.S.A." A Mayor, Vice Mayor and a Council of 40 members govern the city of Nashville.
Location of Nashville, Tennessee
In 1779, John Donelson and James Robertson had led 400 people to the location which is now known as Nashville. Seventy o the 400 settlers remained at the fort after other tribes allied with the British drove them off. They built a fort which was made of many clustered log cabins. They called the fort, Fort Nashborough. The fort was named after Francis Nash, a Hero in the Revolutionary War.