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About Wilson County

Located just east of Nashville, WilCo is home to the cities of Mount Juliet, Lebanon and Watertown. Here you will find friendly faces, historic places, and authentic southern hospitality. With boutique shopping, diverse dining experiences, lakes, caves, horse-back riding, drive-in movies, a state-of-the art expo center, and so much more -  you are sure to discover what makes WilCo near Nashville, but far from ordinary!

Experience Wilson County

  • Discover Watertown

    Just 10 miles southeast of Lebanon on Highway 70, you will find the charming city of Watertown. With a quaint town square, antique shopping, mom and pop restaurants, local artisans and even a drive-in movie theatre – Watertown is full of nostalgia and classic Americana! To get here, drive down the scenic Sparta Pike, stroll through the classic main streets, or arrive via train from downtown Nashville! So come on by and stay a spell!

  • Discover Lebanon

    Lebanon (pronounced Leb’nun) was incorporated on November 23rd, 1819 and has been a city full of culture and southern charm ever since! With historic landmarks, beautiful parks and outdoor recreation, a historic village, bustling town square, a modern Expo Center, the famous Wilson County Fair, the Dancing Lights of Christmas, and world-class entertainment at the Capitol Theatre -  Lebanon has something for everyone! Start planning your group’s trip today!

    • Fiddlers Grove In Lebanon, TN

      Fiddlers Grove Historic Village

    • Jammin With The General in Lebanon, TN

      Jammin with the General

    • Lebanon Public Square

      Lebanon Public Square

    • Excursion Train In Lebanon Tn

      Catch The Excursion Train 

    • Wilson County Fair in Lebanon, TN

      Wilson County Fair

  • Discover Mt. Juliet

    Just 15 miles East of Nashville is the shopping mecca of Mount Juliet! Known as the “City Between the Lakes,” Mount Juliet has an endless supply of shopping, dining and entertainment! Mount Juliet offers modern hotels and the largest shopping complex between Nashville and Knoxville. Enjoy our award-winning cuisine sure to please any palate to top off your shopping excursion! After a day on the lakes at Long Hunter State Park or Percy Priest Lake, make sure to catch the Music City Star Train Ride from Mount Juliet to downtown Nashville to enjoy a Titans football game, Predators Hockey, Sounds Baseball or to discover the Nashville Honkey Tonk scene! Just minutes from the city, Mount Juliet offers the proximity to Nashville at a fraction of the cost. So book your stay in Mount Juliet today – we’ve been expecting you! 

    • Mt Juliet Train Station In Mt Juliet

      Mt. Juliet Train Station

    • Living Between The Lakes In Mt. Juliet

      Living Between The Lakes

    • Shopping at Providence Marketplace

      Shopping at Providence Marketplace

    • Holiday Inn Express In Mt Juliet

      Holiday Inn Express In Mt Juliet

    • Providence Cinemas in Mt. Juliet

      Providence Cinemas

Experience Wilson County

Upcoming Events

Wilson County Fair
Lebanon | James E. Ward Ag. Center

Wilson County Fair

James E. Ward Ag. Center
Lebanon | James E. Ward Ag. Center

TSCA Saddle Club

James E. Ward Ag. Center
Sherry's Run
Lebanon | Wilson Bank & Trust

Sherry's Run

Wilson Bank & Trust
Redneck Rumble
Lebanon | James E. Ward Ag. Center

Redneck Rumble

James E. Ward Ag. Center
{Jumping} for joy that our first mural is finally here!! Make sure and snap a picture at the Wilson County Fair this week and use #paintwilco!
Sponsor: @wilsoncountyexpo
Artist: @mal.jenn from @demeterscommon
Model: @madelineejennings
📸: @itsjordanhunter
Only 4 days until the first #PaintWilCo mural will be unveiled! Mallory Jennings has done an AMAZING job bringing Wilson County’s agricultural history to life. The mural will be unveiled Friday night (opening night of the fair) at 6:30. It will be located behind the @wilsoncoexpo, facing the midway. Make sure to stop by and take a photo!
Would it really be fair time in WilCo if we didn’t give away free tickets?? We have one pass for one of you AND a friend to go to the Wilson County Fair for FREE! All you have to do is post a picture on YOUR timeline of your favorite fair memory and tag us to be entered to win. Deadline is Wednesday, August 7th so you don’t have much time!!
Have {ewe} gotten your 2019 Wilson County Fair book yet? We have some at the Visit WilCo office so stop by and see us and grab a book and fair map!
Mallory Jennings from @demeterscommon is ready to #paintwilco!! We can’t wait to see the finished product! Stay tuned for us to announce where the mural will be located next week, and when you’ll be able to see it.
It's time to #paintwilco! We are so excited to announce the first mural in WilCo's brand new art initiative! The mural will make its debut at one of Wilson County's signature events (can you guess where that might be?) Thank you to the @wilsoncoexpo for commissioning this beautiful mural by @mal.jenn from @demeterscommon! Here is a little sneak peak at the mural! Let us know what you think the full product will look like in the comments below (and where the mural will be located)
We had so much fun with the Spotlight on the Southeast Tour yesterday! They got to see the @wilsoncoexpo, Fiddlers Grove, The Wilson County Veterans Museum, they enjoyed a fantastic lunch from @stroudsbbq at @cedarsoflebanonstatepark (with @twofatmenicecream for dessert 🤤 and entertainment by @davepahanish), then finished the day off with @breedensorchard’s fried pies and a You-Pick experience! We love when people choose us as their vacation destination, and we love showing people how we’re #nearnashvillemilesfromordinary!!

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