Old Hickory is a Nashville, Tennessee neighborhood named after President Andrew Jackson who was called "Old Hickory." The area is known for the large DuPont plant. Houses in Old Hickory were occupied by DuPont employees and supervisors when the factory first started. The DuPont plant is still in Old Hickory, but it now only employs a few hundred people as a big part of the plant has shut down. Old Hickory has its own post office with an assigned zip code of 37138. Those who are in the Old Hickory mailing address are in parts of both Wilson and Davidson counties. Many historic homes are found in the Village of Old Hickory, an area within Old Hickory. Many of the houses are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
One of the golf courses in Old Hickory is the Hermitage Golf course, which features two courses, The President’s Reserve and The General’s Retreat. The Reserve has wide fairways with little water and elevated greens and is said to be the easier to play. It is also more secluded. The Retreat is a scenic course that has a lot of water. It is more of a links course. They also have small cottages in which people can stay. Another course is found at the Old Hickory Country Club. The club was founded by the DuPont Company for employees in 1926. It had been the home of the Bondurant family. The original was torn down in the 1940s, and the Old Hickory Country Club was built, replicating the original home. The course was designed by George Livingstone, a six-hole course that was later expanded to 18 holes. Theater lovers will enjoy the Lakewood Theatre Company. They offer classic Broadway plays as well as plays from new playwrights. In addition to the classic plays, they also perform comedies.
Real estate in Old Hickory is a combination of old and new. Smaller bungalows were originally built for DuPont workers, and larger homes were built for those in managerial positions. Many of these houses are being renovated with modern updates. Besides the older homes, there are ranch style single-family homes and newer custom designed homes, as well as townhomes and condominiums. Old Hickory students are served by Metro Nashville Public Schools. With the great history of the area, the many outdoor recreations and the amenities of Nashville, this is a must consider destination for homebuyers searching in the Nashville area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Old Hickory, Nashville, Tennessee, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.
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