About Sumner County

Sumner County, Tennessee is rich in history, beauty and musical heritage. The county was created in 1786 and is named for General Jethro Sumner, a Brigadier General in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Sumner County was an important part of westward expansion and the development of Tennessee. Pioneers settled here because the land was rich in game, fresh water, and rolling hills. Come experience their journey from frontier to plantation. 

Just 25 miles northeast of Nashville, on the Kentucky border. Use I-40E, I-65N, or State Hwy. 109 to get here.

About Sumner County Tourism

The Tourism Board of Sumner County, Inc.,  also known as Sumner County Tourism, is a 501(c)6 destination marketing agency overseen by a board of directors. Sumner County Tourism is not a membership organization, but is funded through the 5% Sumner County Occupancy Tax. Its mission is to market Sumner County as a year-round destination for leisure, business, group and individual travel. The office is located in the former "Comer House" at 2310 Nashville Pike in Gallatin. Our office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Terms and Policies

  • Photography Policy
  • Comer Barn Rental Terms & Conditions

Retire in Sumner County

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For information on retiring in Sumner County, please visit Forward Sumner

 

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