Located between Interstates 24 and 40 just northwest of Nashville, TN, Ashland City is one of the fastest-growing communities in the Volunteer State. Scenic, full of Southern hospitality, and quaint, but still close to everything one of the largest metropolises in the South has to offer, people who live in Ashland City apartments for rent can enjoy a variety of amenities.
Even though Ashland City may be a small community, the city boasts nine parks, trails, and recreational areas. Residents here also enjoy a low unemployment rate, affordable cost of living - currently more than 10 points below the national average, low rental rates, and a growing population with plenty of promise for the future.
The original name was the area was Ashland until it was officially incorporated as a city in 1859. Much of the success of the city came from its close location to the Cumberland River, one of the most important waterways in Tennessee and one of the main sources of commerce in the early years of the city.
Today, the city is home to more than 4,500 residents and is apparently growing dramatically, according to City-Data. The city has seen a near 25 percent increase in population from 2000 to 2010, a clear indication that Ashland City is a place where many residents in Tennessee want to come home to.
One of the biggest outdoor attractions in Ashland City is the Bull Run Recreation Area. Due to Tennessee's warm climate during most of the year, residents can enjoying activities like fishing and picnicking here from the spring to the fall.
Another important green space is the Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail, a 4-mile path for walking, hiking, and cycling that many residents in Ashland City enjoy.
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