Reasons to make Murfreesboro home

Several factors are attributed to families calling Murfreesboro home

In a recent blog post, we looked at a few items to consider when searching for Murfreesboro homes for sale. Within this article, we’re going to expand on why you should make Murfreesboro home for you and your family. We understand there is a lot to be said for Music City, but Murfreesboro has many attributes that are ideal for the family.



At its core, Murfreesboro has a communal feel for all. From schools, churches and other activities, there is a sense of community that is found throughout the city. When your town has pride and identity, it makes living there all the better.


Retail and shopping

Murfreesboro offers many options for shopping for the entire family. From The Avenue and Stones River Mall to unique shops on the Square, options are abound for whatever you may be searching. In the same manner, it appears a new restaurant is popping up on the corner every time you open your eyes. Murfreesboro is also establishing itself as a go-to place for locals and out-of-town visitors to dine and shop as well.


Education and Schools

Starting at the top, Murfreesboro is the home of Middle Tennessee State University and the Blue Raiders. A great education with top-performing athletic teams is a great fit for anyone looking for the next step in higher education.

But the real experience starts with all of the great local schools. Murfreesboro and Rutherford County have several great schools that start at the elementary level and middle school and extend to the numerous high schools.

If you’re looking for a private school education for your child, then there are several options among private schools.


Parks and recreation

The City of Murfreesboro offers a unique experience for the community with the greenway and other parks within the city. There are also several community centers that offer fitness options along with many other activities.



Location, location, location. That’s what many say when buying a home, but it is never more true than in regard to Murfreesboro. At the current time, there is not a city that is more “on-the-map” than Nashville. In a few short minutes, you and your family can take in a Tennessee Titans ball game, attend a concert or stroll around the city. If that’s not on your radar, then the mountains are just an hour away down Interstate 24 as you can visit Chattanooga for a day trip or to get away for the weekend.