When was Nashville, Tennessee founded?
When was it incorporated?
Who was the city named for?
A: Francis Nash
What is Nashville’s Elevation?
A: 597 ft (182 m)
What are Nashville’s area codes?
A: 615 and 629
Nashville is the capital city of the U.S. state of
Tennessee and the seat of what county?
A: Davidson County.
What was the population of Nashville at the 2020 U.S.
Nashville seceded with Tennessee during what?
A: The American Civil War.
In 1862 it was the first state capital in the
Confederacy to be what?
A: Taken by Union forces.
Since 1963, Nashville has had what kind of government?
A: A consolidated city-county government, which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system.
A major center for the music industry, especially
country music, Nashville is commonly known as what?
A: "Music City".
It is home to what three major professional sports
A: The Predators, Titans, and Nashville SC.
Nashville is sometimes referred to as "Athens of the
South" due to what?
A: Due to the large number of educational institutions.
By 1800, the city had 345 residents, including 136
A: Enslaved African Americans and 14 free African Americans.
In 1806, Nashville was incorporated as a city and
A: The county seat of Davidson County, Tennessee.
In 1843, the city was named as what?
A: The permanent capital of the state of Tennessee.
In 1831, the city government of Nashville owned how
A: 24 slaves by, and 60 prior to the Civil War.
They were "put to work to build what?
A: The first successful water system and maintain the streets.
The cholera epidemic that struck Nashville in 1849–1850
took the life of whom?
A: Former U.S. President James K. Polk and resulted in high fatalities.
In the early 1960s, Tennessee still had racial
segregation of what?
A: Public facilities, including lunch counters and department store fitting rooms.
The NFL team debuted in Nashville in 1998 at what
A: Vanderbilt Stadium.
When did Nissan Stadium open?
A: In the summer of 1999.
The Oilers changed their name to what?
A: The Tennessee Titans.
In 1997, Nashville was awarded a National Hockey League
A: Expansion team; this was named the Nashville Predators.
Between May 1 and 7, 2010, much of Nashville was
extensively flooded as part of a series of what?
A: 1,000-year floods throughout Middle and West Tennessee.
Eleven people died in the Nashville area as a result of
the flooding, and damages were estimated to be how much?
A: Over $2 billion.
When did Nashville elect its first female mayor, Megan
A: On September 25, 2015.
As a council member, Barry had officiated at the city's
A: Same-sex wedding on June 26, 2015.