Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 108,755 according to the 2010 census, up from 68,816 residents certified in 2000. In 2019, census estimates showed a population of 146,900. Murfreesboro is located in the Nashville metropolitan area of Middle Tennessee, 34 miles (55 km) southeast of downtown Nashville. The city itself is actually located directly in the middle of the state, serving as the geographical center.
Serving as the state capital from 1818 to 1826, it was superseded by Nashville. Today it is the largest suburb of Nashville and the sixth-largest city in the entire state. The city is both the center of population of Tennessee and the geographic center of Tennessee.
Since the 1990s, Murfreesboro has been Tennessee’s fastest-growing major city and one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Murfreesboro is home to Middle Tennessee State University, the largest undergraduate university in the state of Tennessee, with 22,729 total students as of fall 2014.
Murfreesboro is served by Nashville International Airport, Smyrna Airport (MQY), and Murfreesboro Municipal Airport (MBT). The city also benefits from several highways running through the city, including Interstates 24 and 840; U.S. Routes 41, the 70S, and 231; and State Routes 1, 2, 10, 96, 99, and 268. This means moving commerce and goods is about as easy as it could possibly be, all things considered, it makes a huge difference when we transport shipping containers.
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