Place:Mount Juliet, Wilson, Tennessee, United States


NameMount Juliet
Coordinates36.203°N 86.514°W
Located inWilson, Tennessee, United States
Contained Places
Mount Juliet Memorial Gardens
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Mount Juliet[1] (more commonly known as Mt. Juliet) is a city located in western Wilson County, Tennessee. A suburb of Nashville, it is approximately east of downtown Nashville. Mt. Juliet is located mostly between two major national east-west routes, Interstate 40 and U.S. Route 70.

As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 23,777, which represented a 91 percent increase over 2000 and in 2013 the population was 28,222.

The city's official colors are the same as the town's high school: black and gold.


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Mt. Juliet was formed in 1835 and incorporated as a city in 1972.[2][1] According to the Mt. Juliet Chamber of Commerce, the name of the town has two possible explanations. One theory is that the town was named for Julia Gleaves, a person who was renowned for taking care of those in need within the community. The most widely accepted story is that Mt. Juliet is named for the Mount Juliet Estate, a manor house in County Kilkenny, Ireland. It is the only U.S. city with this name.

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