Situated along the banks of the Duck River is Columbia, whose population has surpassed 35,000 and where the median home value in 2018 was $188,700 – up 12.8% from the year before, according to Zillow.
Maury County has a long history of being an agricultural leader, and Columbia is known as Mule Capital of the World and celebrates with the annual Mule Day festival each April that draws 150,000 visitors.
The city has excellent parks, such as Ridley, Woodland, Riverwalk, Chickasaw Trace. Wineries, distinctive shops, historic homes and art galleries are feature attractions in Columbia.
The Columbia Arts District adjacent to downtown Columbia is home to artists, artisans and creative professionals and local artist-owned and other new businesses.