Murfreesboro Tennessee Information
Murfreesboro's historic Downtown Square offers a step back in time.
You can stroll the Square while browsing the numerous specialty shops, dine at one of the many restaurants that line the sidewalks, then end the day with the East Main Street homes walking tour of Neoclassical, Italianate and Victorian architecture.
Murfreesboro is not only one of the fastest growing cities in Tennessee, but holds the title as the "Most Livable Town" in the state! What attracts this popularity is the quality of life that Murfreesboro offers by way of housing, schools, medical facilities, employment opportunities and recreational programs.
Over the past half century, industrial growth has contributed to a stable economy, resulting in a population today of over 80,000.
Murfreesboro is home to more than a dozen recreational parks, and excellent schools, both private and public.
It is also home to Middle Tennessee State University, which has the highest undergraduate enrollment in the state.
Murfree Spring Wetlands
Murfree Spring Wetlands is a 25 acre city part complete with amphitheater and playground. Walking trails and raised boardwalks wind through the Wetlands, which are one of the most productive ecosystems in the world.
Adjacent to the Wetlands is the Discovery Center, a children's interactive museum and environmental center with hands-on exhibits and programs.
Annual Events in Rutherford County include:
- Jazz Fest
- Uncle Dave Macon Days
- Free Day in May
- International Folk Festival
- Old Timer's Day
- Pioneer Power Days
- Tennessee Highland Games
- Tennessee Heritage BBQ Festival