Neighborhood Profile: Oak Hill

The Oak Hill area of Nashville is located in southern suburb of Nashville, located in Davidson County. It lies just to the north of Brentwood and is loosely bordered by Granny White Pike and Franklin Road.


History and What It Has to Offer


The area around Oak Hill originally housed a horse breeding farm built in the 1790s called Traveller’s Rest, founding by Judge John Overton. And you can still visit and enjoy the grounds and house of Traveller’s Rest in Oak Hill. Like many of the post-World War II neighborhoods around the city of Nashville, Oak Hill experienced a flux of new residents and building of homes in the years following the war. And in 1952, Oak Hill became incorporated, and it maintains its own municipal government, while it is administered under Metro Nashville. With easy access to the Tennessee state capital in downtown Nashville, Oak Hill houses the governor’s mansion. Additionally, the beautiful 1,317-acre Radner Lake State Natural Area, calls Oak Hill Home. It is a beautiful and peaceful location to have close to home.


What to Expect if You Buy in Oak Hill

Oak Hill has large, sprawling homes on big, wooded lots and is a very family-friendly community. It is an easy commute for both downtown Nashville via Interstate 65 or Brentwood and Franklin to the south.

The homes and lots are big, and so are the price tags. The average home price in the area is just under one million dollars.

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