Springfield Tennessee is the Robertson County seat.
Springfield is a rural community located 30 minutes Northwest of Nashville.
The area has historically been known for its world-class tobacco production, whiskey, and rural southern values. The area is growing quickly because of its proximity to Nashville, relatively cheap housing, its natural rural beauty, and amazing real estate agent Jennifer Davis. *winks*
FAST FACTS ABOUT SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE
- Folks in Springfield would like for you to believe that Springfield is the only city in Robertson County but they are wrong. Adams, Cedar Hill, Coopertown, Cross Plains, Greenbrier, Orlinda, Ridgetop, Millersville & White House are also located in Robertson County.
- In 1903 the Springfield Woolen Mill opened to replace jobs after the county was vote dry and local whiskey distilleries were no longer able to make or sell whiskey in the county.
- Springfield is within a 10-hour drive of 3/4 of the population of the United States.
- The average home price is 10% less than the overall state average
How far is Springfield from Nashville?
Springfield is 1 large glass of tea from Nashville or about 35 minutes as the crow flies.
What is Springfield known for?
Locals have been bragging about being the “Home of the World’s Finest Dark Fired Tobacco“ since the early 19th century.
#SupportLocalBusinesses in Springfield
South Winds Cattle Co
The delicious and tender flavor of the beef is something we all crave from time to time. Southwinds Cattle Company is ready to satisfy your protein cravings.
Rabbit Circle Farm Tours
Discover what it means to be a traditional farmer in a modern era with Rabbit Circle. Our farm tours are designed to share the unique culture that embodies the American South. We aim to connect farm-curious food lovers with farmers, ranchers, and craftspeople of rural Tennessee. Our guests see firsthand how food is grown and hear from the hard-working individuals who bring food to tables every day.
They offer all-natural, handmade body care, home decor, and cleaning supplies. Their products are made fresh when ordered with no parabens, dyes, or, phylates. I personally use their soaps and it smells and feels the best!
(c) Rustique Essentials
Shade Tree Farm and Orchard
Shade Tree Farm and Orchard has been in the farming business since 1980s. Whether it’s feeder calves, apples, or other fruits, they got you! They have new items that you definitely need in your kitchen right now.
What’s the weather like in Springfield?
The locals say that if you don’t like the weather, wait a few minutes it will change. Middle Tennessee, is known for hot as hell humid summers, crisp fall days, cold wet winters, and lush green springs. We love to make jokes about the weather follow this link for a few of our favorites Read more.
What is it like to live in Springfield?
Hi! I’m Jennifer Davis.
I’m a certified First Tennesean and I know what it takes to buy a house and move across the country. I would love to show you around Tennessee.
Call me 971-400-6420
Local News Sources
Smokey Barn is the best online local news source for traffic reports, obituaries, and unofficial official local gossip
The Connection is the local paper for Robertson County and White House. Published every Tuesday
I am From Tennessee is a group of community in Facebook that shares advice, stories, and connections from Tennesseans and other parts of the world.
City of Springfield, TN – Government is the official Facebook page of Springfield’s government. Events, special sales, news, local businesses, and more!
Local Food Business
Pick Tennessee Products has been a part of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture connecting people everywhere to all of the great things that come from Tennessee’s farms and food businesses. From produce and pumpkin patches to honey and handmade soaps, to cheeses and artisan chocolates, you can live local when you Pick Tennessee Products.
Recommended Places in Springfield
- Quick Catchup with Friends at Historic Perk
Location: 704 S Main St. Springfield, TN
Historic Perk is one of the crowd’s favorite! Their amazing coffee is perfect for any season. Most people say that theirs are better than Starbucks! What sets them apart is that they make their own syrups!
2. Work-out at BS Brew Works
(c) Jennifer Davis
BS Brew Works is Springfield’s first craft brewery, making their own beers in a restored building right on Main St. They have a small menu of delicious food too! Making good beer is their passion.
3. Chill at The Depot Bar and Grill
(c) The Dept Bar and Grill
They serve the finest food in Springfield at affordable prices! The Depot has an extensive menu that includes appetizers, soups & salads; sandwiches such as burgers and pasta for those looking to keep it low carb. To top things off there’s also full bar service with desserts on offer too – you can’t go wrong here!
4. Discover crafts at Doc’s Architectural Salvation
Architectural Salvage and Antiques collected from all over the United States. They specialize in back bars and other large architectural salvage items but their collection of antique lighting is among the best available.
From fireplace mantles to fireplace summer covers, from antique claw foot bathtubs and sinks to magnificent doors and hardware, stained glass windows to wood trim and reclaimed wood flooring and so much else, it’s a place you won’t want to miss!
5. Watch flying planes at Springfield-Robertson County Aiport
The Springfield-Robertson County Airport has been recognized as one of the best general aviation airports in the state. It hosted the most exciting Fly-In Open House Aviation Event in the airport’s history and the best part? It’s free! I was fortunate to attend and to learn a lot from the people I interviewed around. I can say that the event was a huge success! The venue was filled with live music, food trucks, and more. There were even a warbird, hot air balloon, helicopter rides and so much more! It could have been better if you were there yourself, so check my facebook page for event updates all over Tennessee.
6. Staycation at Itty Bitty Acres
This pet-friendly vacation rental in Springfield can comfortably sleep 6 people in 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. The house has a fireplace, television, internet, air conditioning, and a grassy area for Fido to enjoy! Linens are provided. Please note that there is a minimum stay of 2 nights at this property. Guests will receive a 100% refund if their reservation is canceled at least 60 days before the arrival date. Guests may check-in anytime after 3 PM and must check-out by noon.
7. Stroll with the kids around Greenway
(c) Gresham Smith
This three-mile hike and bike trail is a scenic way to get some fresh air. Greenway connects J. Travis Price Park and Garner Street Park along Sulphur Fork Creek, and winds through the Historic Preservation District and The Square.
Most-Awaited Events in Springfield
- Robertson County Fair (Mid-September)
For over 100 years it has remained the representative focal point of the community. The County Fair was dominated by farm-related businesses for a long time. Of course, tobacco and whiskey. From Fair to Rodeo to Demoliton Derbies, to A Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Champions Tour Level Truck and Tractor Pull; it’s a special event that you shouldn’t miss!
2. Springfield’s Winter Wonderland (December-January)
(c) The Tennessean
Presented by the Springfield Parks & Recreation Department, the enchanting, lights-filled landscape of Winter Wonderland in December is a sight to behold. With more than a dozen scenes and hundreds worth of holiday cheer in one spot; you’ll be sure to hop on this event every year!
Whether you’re planning to join a tour of local farms or if you are ready to move to the county just give us a call (971-400-6420) and we’ll be glad to show you around our hometowns.