Nolensville is a southeastern suburb of Nashville, Tennessee. It is known for its historic district, including abundant antique and vintage shopping. In addition, retirees seek out Nolensville for its nearby fishing and boating as well as easy travel to the music and culture of Nashville.
Climate & Geography
Located in Central Tennessee, Nolensville experiences a humid subtropical climate. Summers are warm and humid, and winters are cool to cold. In general, there aren’t many extreme temperatures, but because the region is along a storm track, weather can vary and frequently change. There is more than average rain, less than average snow, and typically 207 days of sunshine each year.
Nolensville is part of the Nashville Basin, which is the area of higher elevation surrounding the low-lying, level Nashville city center. The terrain is hilly with fertile stream valleys.
Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment
Much of the outdoor recreation near Nolensville is at Percy Priest Lake, a half hour to the east. At Four Corners and Hurricane Creek Recreation Areas, residents can fish, boat, and hike along trails. Closer to the city, along the western border, residents can also fish at Mill Creek.
Antique lovers will enjoy Nolensville, which has multiple vintage and antique shops, as well as a monthly vintage market called Roses and Rustics. The Historic District has more boutique and antique shops and an amish country market called The Feed Mill. Other popular local amenities include local breweries, an orchard, and the Nolensville Farmers Market.
Currently in progress, the Nolensville Market Square is a revitalization project to give residents a walkable downtown area with local cafes, shops, and open parks. Additionally, the shopping and entertainment of Nashville is a half-hour drive away.
Cost of Living & Taxes
The cost of living in Nolensville is higher than average, mainly because of high housing costs. Transportation and groceries are also above average.
With no state income tax, Tennessee is very tax friendly to retirees. In addition, property taxes are low, and retirees may qualify for property tax relief. Sales taxes, on the other hand, are very high at 9.75 percent.
The Nashville metro area ranks in the top 38 communities in the country, according to Gallup’s Well-Being Index.
Although there are no hospitals in Nolensville, the nearest hospitals that U.S. News rates high performing are Williamson Medical Center in Franklin and TriStar Summit Medical Center in Hermitage. In Nashville, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is nationally ranked.