Murfreesboro, Tennessee

city in Tennessee, United States of America

Murfreesboro is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Murfreesboro started out as a community of farms.[1] As of 2019, around 150,000 people live in Murfreesboro.[2]

ClimateEdit

Murfreesboro has experienced deadly tornados.[3] Murfreesboro summers are hot. July and August average high temperatures of 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Winters may have some snow.[4]

EducationEdit

Middle Tennessee State University is located in Murfreesboro.[5] It is the second largest university in Tennessee.[6]

IndustryEdit

Healthcare is the largest industry in Murfreesboro.[7] The largest health providers are the National Healthcare Corporation, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and JourneyPure.[8][9][10][11] Retail is the next largest industry.[7]

GeographyEdit

Murfreesboro is the geographic center of Tennessee. It is 35 miles southeast of Nashville.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "History of Murfreesboro | Murfreesboro, TN - Official Website". www.murfreesborotn.gov. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  2. "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Murfreesboro city, Tennessee". www.census.gov. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  3. DeGennaro, Nancy. "Murfreesboro Good Friday tornado: 10 years later, scars across landscape linger". DNJ. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  4. "Weather averages Murfreesboro, Tennessee". www.usclimatedata.com. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  5. "Contact Us | Middle Tennessee State University". www.mtsu.edu. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  6. "Biggest Colleges in Tennessee 2020 - CollegeStats.org". collegestats.org. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Murfreesboro, TN Demographics and Population Statistics - NeighborhoodScout". www.neighborhoodscout.com. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  8. "Largest Employers". rutherfordworks.com. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  9. "NHC Care | providing the best in senior care for more than 50 years". NHCCare.com. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  10. "Healthcare in Murfreesboro, Tennessee". JourneyPure. 2019-12-18. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  11. "Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford". healthcare.ascension.org. Retrieved 2020-05-22.
  12. City of Murfreesboro (2013). "Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Annual Budget". Retrieved 2020-05-22.

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