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Springfield is a city in Robertson County, in the Nashville-Davidson metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Springfield is 36.509N. The longitude is -86.885W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 666 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,117.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Springfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Robertson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Nashville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37172 ZIP code.
7% of Springfield residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Springfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Springfield was $17,322, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Springfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Springfield include Springfield Town Square Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Springfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $337. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $922.
Libraries in Springfield include Gorham Macbane Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Springfield include Robertson County Times
Robertson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Springfield political report.
The average commute time for Springfield workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Springfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Springfield include Best Western.
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