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“I see a growing desire to live here, because of its proximity to parks and downtown, and excellent schools like Percy Priest Elementary.”Name

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meetings MAY 21 Commissioners 5pm
MAY 21 Planning 6pm
JUNE 12 BZA 8am


Record number recycle at spring Clean Out The spring Recycling Clean Out set a record for the most participants . Residents also set a record for most donated goods. Participants recycled over 23,000 pounds of materials including electronics, scrap metal, batteries, and reusable goods. More Next Clean Out: SEPT 19

District 34 debate is June 10 Forest Hills City Hall hosts a June 10 debate between candidates for the District 34 council seat. Steve Butler and Angie Henderson face off at 5:30 p.m. Election Day is August 6.

Jim Littlejohn

Open spaces helped get Jim Littlejohn involved More

Tulip Poplar


The state tree of Tennessee, Liriodendron tulipifera, commonly known as tulip poplar or tulip tree, has burst into bloom in Bison Meadow. Also known as yellow poplar, the tree actually is a member of the magnolia family, not closely related to true poplars.   Learn More



The ruins of an incredible historic find, a Native American village dating from the mid-1400s, lie just across Old Hickory Boulevard from Forest Hills City Hall. It is the largest late-prehistoric town remaining in Davidson County, and one of the few intact towns of its era in the region. Last year Metro Nashville purchased the property, which will be a Metro park. Learn More



Newcomers to the City may not realize that Forest Hills was considered way out in the country as late as the 1960s, but Planning Commissioner James Gardner III knows very well what that means. His family bought property in the early ’30s when there was only farmland. Wanting a country place to spend the weekends, his great-grandfather bought 40 acres and built a rustic cabin. Learn More