Wilson County is located in the heart of Middle Tennessee. Wilson County was established by an act of the Third General Assembly of the State of Tennessee on October 26, 1799, three years after the organization of the state itself and consists of 583.27 square miles.
As of the 2010 census, the population was 113,993. Its county seat is Lebanon. The largest city in the county is Mt. Juliet.
Wilson County Schools oversees 22 public schools, including 2 adult education centers and a technical education center. The county has four high schools: Lebanon High School, Wilson Central High School, Watertown High School and Mount Juliet High School.
Cumberland University is located in Lebanon.
It is a pleasure to welcome you to Wilson County and our community. I hope you take the opportunity to explore our site and see what a great county we have. I’ve always called Wilson County home and I know if you have the opportunity to visit or relocate you will see why we are so proud of our native roots.
We are centrally located to the east of Nashville in the southeastern portion of the United States. Wilson County is located within 650 miles of 75% of all markets. We are home to the famous Cracker Barrel Headquarters, the Wilson County Fair and many other well known places. Our county consists of three vibrant cities, Lebanon, Mt. Juliet and Watertown. Each has their own uniqueness that creates picturesque living.
Our industry force is booming and white collar jobs are becoming more prevalent in the area. We are blessed with Tennova Healthcare Cneter which is a leading medical facility in the area and also to have Cumberland University, a strong liberal arts school with rich heritage. Our community is prized among great history, shopping and outdoor activities. The Wilson County education system is among the top in the state and we have a wonderful public safety program in place for all of our citizens.
As County Mayor, I work hard at providing great service to each of our citizens and visitors. As you can see we have a lot to offer and I welcome your interest and curiosity to our community and discovering that Wilson County is the Place To Be.