Brentwood Real Estate Information

An affluent suburb in Williamson County, the city of Brentwood, Tennessee, is a city encompassing nearly 35 square miles, just about 15 miles south of the state's capital, Nashville. Brentwood at the 2000 census was home to a population of nearly 25,000 residents. The median household income in Brentwood was estimated at $133,668 in 2007, far and above most averages in the area, and the median home price in Brentwood is $679,000.

The area was originally developed as land was granted to Revolutionary War soldiers from North Carolina. During the Civil War, many of the area's homes were used to feed and treat wounded soldiers on both sides. The area was always a wealthy one, and was one of the richest in the state at the Civil War (and still is) with several large plantations.

Some of the relics of times past still operate in Brentwood. The Boiling Spring Academy is one such visitor site, a restored one-room school house from 1830 located within Primm Historic Park. The historic Cool Springs House, a large Victorian farm house that is rented out for weddings, retreats and other events. Williamson County Schools operate the educational public institutions in Brentwood, which include seven elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools. There is also a private high school academy.

Concord Park is a 40-acre park, and also is home to the Brentwood Library. Crockett Park is the city's largest, with more than 170 acres. It includes seven tennis courts, eight ball fields, trails, two historic homes, a playground and the Eddy Arnold amphitheater. The Deerwood Arboretum and Nature Area is 27 acres of land and educational areas, Tower Park is 47 acres and is the site of the Williamson County Indoor Sports Complex, a 76,000-square-foot complex complete with a 50-meter indoor pool, five indoor tennis courts and a fitness center.