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College Grove
College Grove Community Center and R.L. Windrow Gymnasium, December 2013.
College Grove Community Center and R.L. Windrow Gymnasium, December 2013.
Country United States
State Tennessee
Counties Williamson
Elevation
733 ft (223 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)

College Grove is an unincorporated community near Franklin and Murfreesboro in Williamson County, Tennessee. College Grove is predominantly rural.

History

Williamson County was founded in 1799, and College Grove was one of its early communities. College Grove gained population during 1880-1920. College Grove includes commercial and rural structures.

In the spring of 1861 the Webb Guards company of the Tennessee infantry was raised from the towns of Triune, College Grove, Peytonsville and Bethesda. The company was then organized as Company D of the 20th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry.

In the 1880s, College Grove had "100 residents, with three cotton gins, two corn and saw mills, two general stores, and a wagon maker."

Landmark Buildings

Located in College Grove is the former The Bank of College Grove, whose National Register of Historic Places-listed building now houses a successor national banking institution.

The College Grove Methodist Church is NRHP-listed and is described in the Williamson MRA.

Places listed on the National Register in or near College Grove are:

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