Thompson Station Real Estate Information

A small, rural community in Williamson County, Thompson's Station, Tennessee, is a town that makes up an area of almost 15 square miles in the central part of the state. It was home to a population of just over 1,200 at the 2000 census, a figure that is estimated to have risen to almost 1,700, as of estimates from 2007. The town is named after Dr. Elijah Thompson, a state legislator who donated the land the upon which the community was originally built. The community is solidly middle class, with residents having an annual median household income of almost $67,000. The community sits at an elevation of about 800 feet above sea level and lies just off of Interstate 65, about 30 miles south of state-capital Nashville. During the Civil War, the town was the site of the Battle at Thompson's Station on March 5, 1863, a fight which resulted in more than 2,000 casualties on both sides.

Transportation equipment, construction, health care and finance/insurance are the largest industries in which residents here find employment, with the nearest hospital, Williamson Medical Center, six miles away in Franklin. Independence High School is the only school physically located in the town. Students in lower grades attend schools in other communities located nearby. Events held in the town include those like the Taste of Thompson's Station Festival and an October pancake breakfast that raises money to help finance the town's infrastructure.

Nashville is just 30 miles away, and all amenities of a city can be found there, or in its surrounding suburbs. The city is home to a large commercial, international airport, museums, performing arts venues, art installations, professional sports teams, performance troupes and dance companies and more. Events in Nashville include the Nashville Film Festival, the nine-day Tennessee State Fair, the Tomato Art Festival and the Australian Festival.