Brentwood, TN

Brentwood is a wondrous city in Williamson County, Tennessee. Often considered one of Nashville’s and Tennessee’s most affluent and respected suburb areas, Brentwood is called the place “where Nashville lives”. In 2005, Brentwood was listed in Money Magazine as one of “The Best Places to Live”. The city of Brentwood is located a mere 8 miles from downtown Nashville and is located in one of the most sought after locations in the county. Brentwood has been the recipient of many awards including “Tennessee's Most Progressive City” by the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA), as well as several national awards for the Brentwood 2020 Plan. In addition to being an award-winning community, Brentwood offers residents a high standard of living, excellent quality of life, and a scenic quality that goes unmatched. Discover this and more about Brentwood by visiting their official website. http://www.cometobrentwood.com

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History

By the end of the 1700’s, the first settlers began arriving in the Brentwood area. The population grew and by 1860, Brentwood had officially been founded. Brentwood quickly blossomed into a prosperous city. By the Civil War, Brentwood was blessed to be one of the richest and most prosperous areas in the state of Tennessee. However, by the end of the Civil War, Brentwood was left in financial and physical ruins. For the next 60 years, Brentwood continued to rebuild and regain its status with many of the devastated plantations being restored. By the 1960’s new interstates brought life back to Brentwood through increased activity and a growing population. Today, Brentwood continues to grow and prosper, bringing hope and success to both Williamson County and the state of Tennessee.

Brentwood Parks & Recreation

Brentwood’s Parks and Recreation Department is considered one of the finest in the state, providing visitors and residents alike with extensive facilities and services. Brentwood’s Parks and Recreation Department takes full advantage of its ideal location in the midst of picturesque landscapes and breathe-taking views. Brentwood offers 8 city parks for public use, including the expansive 161 acre Crockett Park. Facilities in Brentwood include Tower Park with lit practice fields for night time use, The Martin Center of Senior Citizens Inc. which is dedicated to keeping Brentwood’s senior population active and enjoying life, and 18 holes of top notch golfing at the Natchez Country Club with its challenging signature hole. For more information about individual parks, please continue reading below.

The Martin Center of Senior Citizens

Dedicated to Brentwood’s 55+ population, The Martin Center of Senior Citizens encourages all seniors to remain active. The facility includes quilting, writing, painting, sculpting, and sports. Please visit their official website for this and much more information. The Martin Center of Senior Citizen

Natchez Country Club

Natchez Country Club was founded in 1975 and provides players with an 18-hole private course. Challenges include elevated greens and a variety of hazards. Please click here to find out more about the Natchez Country Club. Natchez Country Club

Crockett Park

Crockett Park is Brentwood’s largest city park that is 161 acres total. Crockett Park includes a variety of features including a 9-hole disc golf course built by the Leadership Brentwood program, picnic tables for your convenience, and a variety of trails dedicated to hiking, biking, and running. Crockett Park

Tower Park
Tower Park is a scenic 47 acres including 3 lighted multi-purpose practice fields for your convenience.


Local Events & Attractions

Brentwood is home to numerous events and attractions that draw people from all over. These events include the Taste of Cool Springs festival which showcases the best of Brentwood’s restaurants and fine dining establishments; Brentwood Tour of Homes event which invites visitors to tour some of the area’s luxury homes; and the Town Centre Theater and resident troupe, the Town Centre Players. Please continue reading below to discover more of the wonderful events and attractions that await you in Brentwood.

Taste of Cool Springs

This benefit for the United Way of Williamson County is brought to you by the Brentwood Cool Springs Chamber of Commerce. Taste of Cool Springs tempts visitors and residents alike with some of the best food the area has to offer and good times for all. Discover more about Taste of Cool Springs at: http://www.tasteofcoolsprings.com

Brentwood Bluegrass Festival

Brentwood Bluegrass Festival is an annual event that reveals the true spirit of the area. Held by the Brentwood High School, Brentwood Bluegrass Festival has something for all ages and interests.

Brentwood’s Fourth of July Celebration

Brentwood offers one of the best Fourth of July Celebrations around. Come and celebrate America’s birthday at Crockett Park with all of your favorite people! Remember your sparklers.

Towne Centre Theatre

Dedicated to preserving the arts, the Town Centre Theatre and its resident company of the Towne Centre Players invites you to come see what all they have to offer. The Towne Centre Theatre provides educational lessons, outreach programs, and encourages appreciation for all interested participants. Find out more by visiting: http://www.townecentretheatre.com

Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration

The Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration is an 11 day event in June that is dedicated to the Tennessee Walking Horse. The event showcases the Tennessee Walking Horse, which is a unique blend of the Narragansett Pacer and the Canadian Pacer lines of horses. Come and see why the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration sells over a quarter of a million tickets annually. To learn more about the event or the Tennessee Walking Horse, please visit: http://www.twhnc.com/index.htm