8th Ave South, Nashville, TN

8th Ave South Neighborhood Guide Nashville, TN

About

8th Ave South is a vibrant neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee, known for its eclectic mix of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. The neighborhood is centered around the buzzing 8th Avenue, a main artery of the city that extends from downtown to the southern part of the metropolitan area. The area is home to the historic Zanies Comedy Night Club and the popular Douglas Corner Cafe. It also offers easy access to Interstate 65 and is a short drive away from the downtown business district.

What You Will Love About 8th Ave South, Nashville, Tennessee

  • You'll love the wide variety of dining and shopping options along 8th Ave, with everything from local boutiques to popular chain stores.
  • The unique entertainment venues, such as Zanies Comedy Night Club and Douglas Corner Cafe, offer plenty to do in the evenings.
  • The close proximity to downtown Nashville and easy access to I-65 make commuting and exploring the city a breeze.

What’s Nearby

Just north of 8th Ave South is the vibrant downtown Nashville, home to the Country Music Hall of Fame and other popular attractions. To the east, you'll find the hip and artistic neighborhood of East Nashville. The beautiful Sevier Park, a hub for local outdoor events and festivals, is located just a short walk away in the neighboring 12 South district.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in 8th Ave South is energetic and cultural, with a plethora of eateries, shops, and music venues. There is a strong sense of community here, shown by the many locally-owned businesses and neighborhood events. The convenient location provides an urban living experience while being close to both work and entertainment.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 299 restaurants, 26 grocery stores, and 24 parks within a mile of the 8th Ave South neighborhood.

  • SHOPPING
    Franklin Equipment

    Business and Professional Services, Rental Service, Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.5 miles

    1510 Fort Negley Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Rains Market & Eatery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    106 Rains Ave

  • SHOPPING
    The Shopping Center Group

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.7 miles

    700 12th Ave S

  • GROCERY
    Fab Wholesale

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Candy Store, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    609 Lafayette St

  • GROCERY
    12th & Pine

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    0.9 miles

    315 12th Ave S

  • GROCERY
    The Turnip Truck Urban Fare

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store, Health Food Store

    0.9 miles

    321 12th Ave S

8th Ave South Apartments and Rentals

40 Rental properties in 8th Ave South, Nashville, TN.

  • 805 Lea property

    $1,745+

    805 Lea

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    424–1125 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 920 South Street property

    $2,150

    920 South Street

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    725 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1225 4th Avenue South property

    $2,750

    1225 4th Avenue South

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1318 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1900 12th Ave South, #303 property

    $1,600

    1900 12th Ave South, #303

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    771 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1341 Lewis St property

    $1,100

    1341 Lewis St

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    452 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 11 N Hill St property

    $3,200

    11 N Hill St

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    1950 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
7.4%
24.2%
utilities
1.8%
8.6%
food
0.7%
0.6%
transportation
1%
10.7%
healthcare
0.6%
11.9%

8th Ave South Demographics

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8th Ave South Reviews

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  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 3 of 3 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 2 of 3 renters

8th Ave South Transportation

walk bike and transit

Somewhat Walkable

66/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

49/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

38/100
3 other stops

Greyhound Bus Lines

Other

709 Rep John Lewis Way S

Fga Greyhound

Other

709 Rep John Lewis Way S

Megabus

Other

704 4th Ave S

Source: foursquare.com

8th Ave South Schools

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