1. Welcome to the

    City of Gallatin

  1. An energetic small city set in the idyllic countryside only 30 miles north of Nashville, Gallatin offers the rich variety of recreational, educational, and economic activities you’d expect to find in a bigger city. Gallatin boasts high-paying jobs and low taxes, economic health, a thriving arts scene, and a vibrant retail environment make Gallatin a hub for family life. 
Proposed Redistricting Map Version #2
CITY BEGINS REDISTRICTING TALKS
GALLATIN NEWS - District lines are required to be reviewed and redrawn every 10 years based on updated federal census data in order to make sure the city’s population remains evenly distributed across its five council districts. According to the 2020 Census, Gallatin now has 44,431 residents. Districts currently range in size from 6,919 residents to 14,779 residents. Most of the population growth occurred in District 4 on the west side of the city, which grew 141 percent during the last decade. By comparison, the other districts grew between 9 percent and 47 percent during the same period.
163-home subdivision off Long Hollow Pike rendering
Homer Bradley and Gallatin Police Officers behind a motorcycle

163 HOMES PLANNED ON LONG HOLLOW PIKE


If approved, the development would be built on 57.5 acres located next to the Carellton subdivision near Blackthorn Lane not far from Big Station Camp Boulevard, according to plans submitted to the city’s planning department. Plans for the subdivision also show there would be several amenities available for residents such as a playground, walking trail and pond-side benches. The developer of the project would be Brentwood, Tenn.-based Meritage Homes. The Gallatin Planning Commission is scheduled to vote on whether to recommend approval of a preliminary master development plan and rezoning for the subdivision on Monday, Sept. 27 at 5 p.m. The project would then go to the Gallatin City Council for a final decision.
MOTORCYCLE RIDE BENEFITING FOOD BANK RETURNS OCTOBER 9TH
GALLATIN NEWS - The ride, which benefits the Sumner County Food Bank, will take place Saturday, Oct. 9. Registration will be held on the square in downtown Gallatin at 9 a.m. followed by the ride at 10 a.m. The cost is $20 per bike and $10 for a second rider.
“God has blessed me, so I need to get out and do something to show my appreciation for what all he has done for me,” organizer Homer Bradley, who is 93, said about the event.

Expected street closures downtown
Sumner County Courthouse in Gallatin, Tennessee

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES IN DOWNTOWN GALLATIN
(UPDATED 9/24)

Tuesday- Scenario #1- If we are able to complete the crosswalks in front of the Library on Monday we will be closing West Main from Water to South Foster/GFD Memorial Blvd.  Scenario #2- If there is still work needed in front of Library we will close East Main from Water to Boyers.

Wednesday- Closing North Water from Franklin to Main.

Thursday- Scenario #1- if work is still needed on North Water we will be closing it from Franklin to Main.  Scenario #2- If already finished with North Water and wasn’t able to work on City Hall crosswalk on Tuesday we will be closing W. Main from Water to S. Foster/ GFD memorial.

Friday- if it takes 2 days in front of library and 2 days in front of Swaney’s we will be working on City Hall crosswalk.

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Performers on the Gallatin Downtown Square

MAIN STREET FESTIVAL IS HAPPENING OCTOBER 2 IN GALLATIN
TENNESSEAN - TThis year’s Main Street Festival will have two entertainment stages. The downtown stage will be dedicated to live acoustic music – “something we’re trying,” Belote said. 
The second stage will feature performances by students at Gallatin’s Ovation Music & Studios. 
Belote has noticed an uptick in independent venders with homemade merchandise. A variety of food trucks will also be at the festival.