Cool Springs Area Information
The following information was provided by coolspringschamber.org
Cool Springs is a rapidly expanding and vital business community located in Brentwood and Franklin just 9 miles south of Nashville, Tennessee and strategically positioned on the I-65 corridor. Cool Springs is in Williamson County, ranked the 11th wealthiest county in the United States.
Attractive commercial developments and executive level housing make it easy to work and live in Cool Springs. It's convenient to Nashville International Airport, seven universities, and cultural resources of Nashville, as well as historic downtown Franklin and the scenic vistas of Williamson County. Three interstate systems route through Nashville; consequently, 50% of the United States population is within 600 miles of Nashville.
Cool Springs was one of the first areas to be equipped with a state-of-the-art telecommunications structure required for today's worldwide marketplace. A network of fiber optics and digital switching centers link the business parks in Cool Springs to Middle Tennessee fiber optics networks.
Cool Springs is home to corporate headquarters for such businesses as PRIMUS Financial Services, MetLife, Tom James Co., Provident Music, Naxos of America, Mephisto USA and the regional headquarters for Home Depot. Nationally ranked schools and varied recreational opportunities add to the quality of life that makes it an easy choice to locate employees.
Centered in Cool Springs is the Cool Springs Galleria, a 1.3 million square foot regional shopping center. Cool Springs Wines & Spirits is located across the street from the Galleria's Mallory Lane entrance. Its regional trade area population is 300,000, which brings customers to the area on a daily basis.
Cool Springs Area Attractions
The following information was provided by visitwilliamson.com
Historic Downtown Franklin provides visitors the opportunity to experience an award-winning Great American Main Street town and over 200 years of history. The Victorian commercial district, with its commemorative brick sidewalks and beautifully renovated historic buildings offers an eclectic mix of elegant boutiques, gift and book stores, antique shops, art galleries, and wonderful restaurants. Downtown Franklin is a favorite place for those seeking true Southern hospitality and the best shopping and dining in Middle Tennessee. (615) 591-8500.
The Carter House, built in 1830, was caught in the swirling center of one of the bloodiest battles of the War Between the States. Your visit to this Registered National Historic Landmark includes a video presentation and battlerama, museum, and guided tour of the house and grounds. Open daily. 1140 Columbia Avenue, Franklin. (615) 791-1861.
Carnton Plantation is an elegant home which became a field hospital following the fierce Battle of Franklin. Situated on 48 lush acres, the estate includes the beautifully restored mansion, ornamental gardens, and the largest privately owned Confederate cemetery in the nation. Open daily. 1345 Carnton Lane, Franklin. (615) 794-0903.
The Factory At Franklin is a complex of 11 depression-era factory buildings, which have been renovated into one of Tennessee's most unique shopping, dining, and entertainment venues! Restaurants, antiques shops, art galleries, one-of-a-kind retail stores, theaters, clubs and more await you at The Factory! Open daily. 230 Franklin Road, Franklin. (615) 791-1777.
Natchez Trace Parkway is located just minutes from Historic Downtown Franklin on Highway 96. The beautiful and historic Parkway closely follows the original Natchez Trace, which was used by traders and travelers in the early 19th Century. Some of the Parkway's most beautiful scenery can be found in Williamson County, as can the magnificent double arch bridge over Highway 96. The Parkway is one of only six of our country's "All American Roads" and was selected as "Favorite Scenic Drive by the readers of Southern Living Magazine.
Leipers Fork is a charming village located just minutes from Historic Downtown Franklin in some of Middle Tennessee's most beautiful countryside. Here you'll find a truly unique mix of the city and the country with one-of-a-kind shops, antiques, craftsmen, artisans, and art galleries, as well as plenty of good ole country cookin' and wonderful entertainment. And it's located just off the beautiful Natchez Trace Parkway. Special events are held year-round.