Gallatin Area Information

Gallatin is located in the heart of the nation, enjoying both open spaces and proximity to larger cities.  Though only 20 minutes from Nashville, Gallatin is a comprehensive community where many residents not only live, but work in prosperous careers. 

Whether you're considering Gallatin as a place to visit, a place to move or a place to locate your business, the Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce can offer additional information specific to your needs.  Email us at or call (615)452-4000. 

Gallatin is served by U.S. Highway 31 and State Highways 25 and 109. All major Interstates(including I-40, I-65 and I-840) are conveniently accessible, all less then 20 miles from Gallatin. Interstate 24 is also convenient, via Highway 840.  Very soon, a connector between I-65 (North of Portland) and I-40 (East of Gallatin) will be completed, creating a major thoroughfare that bypasses Nashville and runs through central Gallatin. 

Rail Transportation is provided by CSX. Currently, a regional transit study is underway to determine the need and feasibility of mass transit from Gallatin to Nashville, possibly via rail. 

The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway gives Gallatin accessibility to major markets.  The Cumberland River provides this access and is the source of one of Gallatin's greatest scenic and recreational attractions, Old Hickory Lake.
Sumner County Airport has a 5,000-foot, paved runway, with jet fuel and major repair available.Commercial air service is just minutes away at Nashville International Airport, which serves more than 100 markets.

WEATHER:  Located in Middle Tennessee, Gallatin experiences all 4 seasons, yet a mild climate overall.  Average temperatures are:
January  34.6 degrees
July 78.1 degrees
Average Annual Precipitation
Just over 49 inches
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