Located just 20 miles east of Nashville, Tennessee, Wilson County is a vibrant community and an ideal destination for the entire family. Surrounded by pristine lakes and scenic landscapes, Wilson County offers a rare blend of small-town southern hospitality and big-city amenities. We are proud to be the home of the Nashville Superspeedway, Cumberland University, the acclaimed Wilson County Fair and Cracker Barrel. The quaint communities of Lebanon, Mt. Juliet and Watertown offer a small town feel and boast everything from locally owned antiques torestaurants and shopping.
In 2010 Mt. Juliet was named as Tennessee's #1 "Most Business Friendly City" by the Tennessee Center for Policy Research.Affordable, clean, well governed, and prosperous, Mt. Juliet has seen exponential population and business growth over the last decade, with over 25,000 residents who now call MJ home. "Gateway" to the Appalachians and the Atlantic seaboard, Mt. Juliet is bordered by I-40, I-24, I-65 and SR-840, and a day's drive to more than half of the American population. All roads lead through Mt.Juliet.