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Living In Nashville

What you've heard about Nashville is true. With live music performed nightly, more than 180 recording studios, and approximately 5,000 working musicians, Nashville is known the world over as Music City. Add in major and minor league sports teams, over 12,000 acres of parks, a world-class symphony, the world-renowned Parthenon and the Ryman Auditorium, and it is no wonder that in 2015, Nashville earned the No. 1 spot on Travel + Leisure's America's Friendliest Cities ranking.

Belmont's campus is located in Nashville's historic and vibrant Hillsboro-West End neighborhood. From campus, students can walk to restaurants, museums, shops, parks, performance venues, and movie theaters.

About Nashville

Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and is home to about 1.8 million people, including more than 100,000 college students who attend the region's 21 higher education institutions. College students in Nashville come from all areas of the United States and around the world. It's home to a vibrant cultural scene, boasts the best hot chicken around, and has been ranked by Forbesas the No. 4 “Brain Magnet” for gains in people with college educations.

Things to Do

Nashville is a lively and diverse city, and we encourage you to explore its history and unique cultural life. You will find live music, restaurants, museums, and sporting activities to suit every interest and taste. Check out these resources and enjoy everything Nashville has to offer:

Weather in Nashville
Nashville has a humid subtropical climate, with generally cool to moderately cold winters, and hot, humid summers. In the winter months, snowfall does occur in Nashville, but is usually not heavy. For average temperatures and precipitation year-round, visit the Weather Channel's website.