Gallatin is located in Sumner County, roughly 20 minutes from Nashville. Old Hickory Lake provides opportunities to fish, swim and go boating. Nearby Bledsoe State Park offers more chances to hike, camp and access the lake. The city's town square is a gathering point for the community, with a collection of government offices, churches, The Palace Theatre and unique shops and restaurants. Home to Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin's health care needs are met by the Sumner Regional Health Systems and a collection of local physicians.