Cool Springs, Tennessee

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Cool Springs is a major commercial center located primarily within the county seat of Franklin, Tennessee. Northern portions of Cool Springs fall within the city limits of Brentwood, both jurisdictions are within Williamson County. This center also serves southern Davidson County, in the Nashville metropolitan area of Middle Tennessee.


This commercial center has developed around the Cool Springs Galleria shopping mall, which opened in August 1991. The center encompasses land on both sides of Interstate 65; it includes a range of businesses: several luxury hotels, strip malls, business parks, mid-rise office buildings, big-box retailers, low-rise apartments, condominiums, restaurants, and car dealerships.

It is bordered by Mack C. Hatcher Parkway to the west, Carothers Parkway to the east, Moore's Lane to the north, and Liberty Pike to the south. The main roads through the area are Cool Springs Boulevard and Mallory Lane. Traffic has been recorded on these roads of more than 33,000 and 20,000 cars daily, respectively.[1]

The Cool Springs area is home to many major companies, including Healthways, Nissan North America, MedSolutions, UBS, CKE Restaurants,[2] Community Health Systems, Mars, and Tasti D-Lite. The center has more than 200 restaurants, ranging from fast food to high end.


  1. ^ "City of Franklin Traffic Counts". Department of Transportation, Tennessee. n.d. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ Ward, Getahn (5 March 2016). "Hardee's parent moving HQ to Nashville area". The Tennesseean. Retrieved 27 May 2019.

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