Oak Hill Real Estate Information

A small community in Davidson County, Oak Hill, Tennessee, lies about six miles south of the state's capital in the central region of the state. The community was home to a population of around 4,500 as of 2000 census figures. The community encompasses an area of eight square miles and is a satellite city that is administered by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, though it does also have its own municipal government. The community incorporated in 1952 and it is a completely residential community, with no commercial or retail establishments.

There are about 1,800 homes located in Oak Hill and 15 churches here, just off of Interstate 65, one of the country's main north-south highways. The community is best known as the home of the governor's mansion. It is a relatively affluent community, with a median annual household income of more than $90,000. The community is home to two public schools -- a Spanish immersion elementary school and John Overton High School, and also has five private educational institutions: Father Ryan High School, Franklin Road Academy, Glen Leven Day School, Our Savior Lutheran Academy and The Oak Hill School.

Within the borders of Oak Hill is the state’s largest natural area, the 1,200-acre Radnor Lake. The community's proximity to Nashville also gives it residents easy access to the Music City and all the attractions and benefits it affords, from arts and cultural troupes like an orchestra, ballet, opera and several theaters and performing arts venues. Nashville is known as the nation's country music capital, and there also are plenty of musical performances by both established and upcoming artists as well as the Country Music Hall of Fame and the famous Grand Ole Opry. Events in Nashville include the Nashville Film Festival, the nine-day Tennessee State Fair, the Tomato Art Festival and the Australian Festival.