Located just south of Nashville, Rutherford County is one of theÂ fastest growing counties in the state. Its county seat,Â Murfreesboro, is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation.Â The county is home to the largest four-year university, MiddleÂ Tennessee State University. The area is very diverse, and itâ€™sÂ the geographical center of Tennessee.
The western most city in Rutherford County,Â Eagleville is very much a small town. Where theÂ hills are rolling and the town is quite on FridayÂ nights because everyone is at the local footballÂ game.
La Vergne is the northern city of Rutherford. ItÂ borders the Percy Priest Lake, which providesÂ many of the outdoor activities for the city. TheÂ area has grown increasingly over the last fewÂ years because of its proximity to Nashville.
Ranked one of the fastest growing cities in theÂ country, Murfreesboro is the largest city inÂ Rutherford; it is also the countyâ€™s county seat. ItÂ is home to the Middle Tennessee StateÂ University, the largest four-year institute in theÂ state. It has been increasingly popular because ofÂ its proximity to Nashville
Recently named once of the best places in theÂ United States to retire by U.S. News and WorldÂ Report, Smyrna Tennessee has a wonderfulÂ reputation for its parks and friendly community.Â Located between Franklin and Murfreesboro,Â Smyrna is popular because of its easy access toÂ Nashville.