About the 5th District


The 5th Congressional District of Tennessee includes all of Davidson County and Dickson County, and part of Cheatham County. Over 700,000 people live in both rural and urban areas in the heart of Middle Tennessee.  

Cheatham County

Known for its beautiful scenic views, Cheatham County is "close to everything and away from it all." The 2010 Census reports that 39,105 people call Cheatham County home. Check out Cheatham County's official website for a glimpse of everything this beautiful county has to offer.

Local Links
Quick Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau
County Schools
Chamber Website
Cheatham County Libraries
Harpeth River State Park
Cheatham Lake

Davidson County

Over 626,000 people live in Davidson County according to the 2010 Census. Known as Music City USA, Nashville and the surrounding areas have a diverse population and many unique attractions that bring millions of tourists to the area each year.

In 1963, the governments of Davidson County and the City of Nashville merged creating the "Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County" or "Metro Nashville."
Davidson County Cities and Areas
Belle Meade
Berry Hill
Cane Ridge
Forest Hills
Oak Hill
Old Hickory

Local Links
Quick Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau
Davidson County Schools (Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools - MNPS)
Nashville Chamber of Commerce
Nashville Junior Chamber of Commerce
Nashville Public Libraries
Parks & Recreation
Grand Ole Opry

Dickson County

With a picturesque landscape and friendly neighbors, Dickson County is one of the
best areas in Tennessee to live and work.

Are you new to Tennessee? Welcome! We're glad you're here. Be sure to know who your representatives are and find out how to register to vote here.

Local Colleges and Universities
American Baptist College
Aquinas College
Belmont University
Cumberland University
Fisk University
Welch College
John A. Gupton College
Lipscomb University
Meharry Medical College
Nashville State Community College
Tennessee State University
Trevecca Nazarene University
Vanderbilt University
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film

2010 Tennessee Census Information