Gallatin, Tennessee

Gallatin: The most populous city in Sumner County, Tennessee. It is located on the Cumberland River in the central part of the state. Gallatin is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Gallatin Historical Society and the Gallatin Civic Center.


Gallatin is a city located in the county of Sumner in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 30,278 and a population density of 363 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 44,335 inhabitants.

The city was created 222 years ago in 1801.

Gallatin, Tennessee is a city in and the county seat of Sumner County, Tennessee. The population was 30,278 at the 2010 census and 44,431 at the 2020 census. Named for United States Secretary of the Treasury Albert Gallatin, the city was established on the Cumberland River and made the county seat of Sumner County in 1802. 

Gallatin's downtown area is home to a number of historic buildings and entertainment venues, including the Sumner County Courthouse (1820), First National Bank (1908), Sumner County Jail (1900), Uptown Theater (1928), Gallatin City Hall (1937) and several churches. The city is also home to a number of restaurants, shops and galleries as well as a full-service hospital.

The Gallatin School District operates three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school within the city. Several private schools are also located in Gallatin including Center Grove Christian Academy (K-12) and St. Michael Catholic School (K-8). 

Gallatin is home to several manufacturing plants, including those of Calsonic Kansei North America Inc., Federal Mogul Corp., HarbisonWalker Refrigeration Systems LLC (formerly Munters USA Corp.), Ingles Markets Inc., LafargeHolcim (formerly RockTenn LLC), Newell Brands Inc., and Toyota Industries Corporation (TIC).

The city's economy also relies on tourism related to nearby historic sites such as Belle Meade Plantation and The Hermitage—home of President Andrew Jackson—and attractions such as Great Smoky Mountains National Park and The Parthenon in Nashville.

Gallatin has been named America's Best City by two national publications: Livability Magazine in 2012 and Money Magazine in 2015; it was also named one of America's 100 Greenest Cities by Popular Science Magazine in 2017

Gallatin locator map
Location of Gallatin on Tennessee map.

Quick Facts about Gallatin

Population : 44,335 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Sumner County
Postal code : 37066
Phone Area Codes : 615
Area : 83.35 km2
Altitude : 538 feet / 164 meters
Capital city : Gallatin is capital of Sumner County
Establishment : January 01, 1802 (222 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:18:20 (23rd February 2024)
Density : 532 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 31.71% (2010-2020)
Gallatin Tennessee Town Square image
Gallatin Tennessee Town Square
Gallatin Tennessee Town Square image


Gallatin is located at 36°23'18"N 86°26'48"W (36.3883800, -86.4466600).

Gallatin map


The population of Gallatin increased by 31.71% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 30,278 - census
2011 31,003 2.34% estimation process
2012 31,664 2.09% estimation process
2013 32,273 1.89% estimation process
2014 33,225 2.87% estimation process
2015 34,233 2.94% estimation process
2016 35,661 4% estimation process
2017 37,447 4.77% estimation process
2018 40,610 7.79% estimation process
2019 42,918 5.38% estimation process
2020 44,335 3.2% estimation process

Gallatin zip code is 37066. County name: Sumner, County fips: 47165

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People born in Gallatin (23)

People born in Gallatin, including politician Balie Peyton, politician Charles B. Mitchel, politician Robert Desha, .


Schools in Gallatin

College & universities near Gallatin, TN

Code Name City ZIP
222053 Volunteer State Community College Gallatin (TN) 37066-3188

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gallatin, TN

Code Name Address Type
NVL Nashville, TN 705 5th Avenue South BUS
CRK Clarksville, TN 11 Jefferson Street \r\n BUS

Post offices near Gallatin

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gallatin Post Office Gallatin (TN) 37066

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Gallatin , Missouri city in Missouri with a population of 1,761 people.
  • Gallatin , Texas human settlement in Cherokee County, Texas, United States of America with a population of 435 people.

Other cities in Sumner County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Sumner County , TN.

City Name Population Title
Hendersonville 59,323 The most populous city in Sumner County, Tennessee.
Portland 13,301 City in Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
White House 12,975 Human settlement in Tennessee, United States of America
Millersville 6,798 City in Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
Westmoreland 2,429 Town in Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
Mitchellville 195 Human settlement in Sumner County, Tennessee, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Gallatin distances to largest Tennessee cities