Spring Hill, Tennessee facts for kids
Spring Hill, Tennessee
Spring Hill City Hall, December 2013.
"A blend of Commerce, History and Country Living"
Location of Spring Hill, Tennessee
|• Mayor||Rick Graham|
|• Total||17.7 sq mi (45.9 km2)|
|• Land||17.7 sq mi (45.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||751 ft (229 m)|
|• Density||1,640.5/sq mi (633.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||931 615|
|GNIS feature ID||1303764|
|Website||City of Spring Hill, Tennessee|
|Spring Hill Tennessee's Official Website|
The first settlers of Spring Hill arrived in 1808 and the city was established in 1809. Albert Russell was the first person to build a home on the land that became Spring Hill.
Spring Hill was the site of a Civil War battle, now known as the Battle of Spring Hill, on November 29, 1864.
Later, Spring Hill was the home of a preparatory school, Branham and Hughes Military Academy, the campus of which now serves as the main campus of Tennessee Children's Home, a ministry associated with the Churches of Christ.
Spring Hill is located at(35.752556, -86.914021).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.7 square miles (45.9 km²), of which 17.7 square miles (45.9 km²) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km²) (0.17%) is water.
The official main street of Spring Hill is also called US Highway 31, Columbia Pike or Nashville Highway.
As of the 2000 census, there were 7,715 people, 2,634 households and 2,159 families residing in the city. The population density was 435.6 people per square mile (168.2/km²). There were 2,819 housing units at an average density of 159.2 per square mile (61.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.33% White, 7.80% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.81% from other races and 1.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.98% of the population.
There were 2,634 households out of which 50.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.3% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present and 18.0% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.24.
In the city, the population was spread out with 32.8% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 42.0% from 25 to 44, 15.2% from 45 to 64 and 3.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 100.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $60,872 and the median income for a family was $62,643. Males had a median income of $50,819 versus $29,821 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,688. About 3.1% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 8.3% of those age 65 or over.
The population was 7,715 at the 2000 census. Rapid growth has taken place in recent years with a population of 23,462 in 2007 and a 2010 census population of 29,036 and a population of 31,140 in 2012.
Arts and culture
Rippavilla Plantation, which is located at 5700 Main Street (TN-31, Columbia Pike, or Nashville Hwy), offers educational activities and an annual corn maze among other attractions.
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