Hartsville is a town located in Trousdale County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,395. It is the county seat of Trousdale County, with which it shares a consolidated city-county government.
Hartsville is the county seat of Trousdale County, Tennessee and now coextensive with it as a metropolitan government by virtue of a referendum which passed in Trousdale County by a single vote. Trousdale County High School is located here, as well as a technical school operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents. Trousdale County is the only Tennessee county to have legalized parimutuel gambling on horse racing, however no group has ever stepped forward actually to build a racetrack. Hartsville is located slightly north of the Cumberland River and is approximately fifty miles northeast of Nashville.
Hartsville was the site of a proposed nuclear generation plant to have been developed by the Tennessee Valley Authority, but this development was not completed despite an expenditure of over one billion dollars toward its constrution.
Web Sites and Links
Citizens Bank of HartsvilleLocally owned bank in business since 1905, with a branch in Gallatin. Includes locations, products, services, history, and online banking access.
Jim B. Satterfield Middle SchoolGrades 6-8 public school for Trousdale County. School handbook, teacher roster, background on the school's history and namesake, and other information.
Trousdale Medical CenterProfile, visitor information, and patient information for 25-bed critical access hospital in Hartsville.