Murfreesboro is the geographic center of the state of Tennessee and is the fastest growing city in the state. Named the Most Livable Town in Tennessee, Murfreesboro is home to the largest undergraduate university in the Tennessee, Middle Tennessee State University. Murfreesboro offers a quality of life that attracts growth: Plentiful housing, Excellent schools, Outstanding services, Recreational programs, and Medical facilities. City attractions include the Greenway, Stones River National Battlefield, Cannonsburgh Village, Center for the Arts, as well as Blue Raiders sporting events. Annual events include the Main Street Jazz Fest (May), Uncle Dave Macon Days (July), Saturday Farmers Market (June-October), Wine Around the Square (September), Middle Half (October).
Located 30 miles southeast of Nashville, Murfreesboro is part of the Nashville metropolitan area. Nashville, often called Music City, has a variety of attractions and events. Nashville is home to Grand Ole Opry, the historic Ryman Theater, Country Music Hall of Fame, concerts at the Bridgestone Arena, and many live music festivals. If you are a sports fan, the NFL Tennessee Titans, the NHL Nashville Predators, and the Nashville Sounds minor league baseball team play in Nashville. Other city attractions include Iroquois Steeplechase, the Parthenon in Centennial Park, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, Opryland Hotel, the Nashville Symphony, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.