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Including Nashville, Franklin, Murfreesboro, Clarksville, Brentwood, Cookeville, Hendersonville, Gallatin, Hopkinsville, Lebanon, and 124 other towns.

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Nashville is the second-largest city in Tennessee behind Memphis, with a population of about 660,000. However, it has a large surrounding area, with a metropolitan population of about 1.8 million - the largest in the state. Notable cities in the Nashville area include Franklin, Murfreesboro, Clarksville, Brentwood, Cookeville, Hendersonville, Gallatin, Lebanon, and Mount Juliet.

Though Nashville is known as the home of the Grand Ole Opry and an important city in the country music scene, it actually has a very diversified economy, one in which banking plays a significant role.

There are 86 banks and 48 credit unions with headquarters in the Nashville area. Notable institutions with their headquarters in Nashville or surrounding cities include Pinnacle Bank of Tennessee, FirstBank, Franklin Synergy Bank, Wilson Bank and Trust, and Ascend Federal Credit Union. The oldest institution with headquarters in the area that is still operating today is Elkton Bank & Trust Company, which was established in 1866. In total, including banks headquartered elsewhere that operate in and around the city, Nashville has approximately 139 banks and 60 credit unions with a total of more than 1,140 branches.

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$150 Bonus For Checking Account And Direct Deposit
Just saw this at First Tennessee Bank’s home page. Open a checking account with at least $300 and have one direct deposit within 60 days of account opening. bonus page
Wells Fargo Everyday Checking $100 Offer
$100 offer expires 09/01/2016. Requirements: Open an Everyday Checking account with a $25 minimum deposit. Make 10 debit card purchases/payments within 60 days. Offer Link Offer details courtesy of MoneysMyLife.com
$200 Personal Checking Bonus
Available for personal Checking accounts. Within 60 days of opening, make 15 check card purchases and set up direct deposits totaling at least $1,000.  Offer expires 09/30/2016. Offer Link Offer
Special 20-Month Certificate 2.00% APY
2.00% APY 20-month term $20,000 maximum balance $20 minimum to open Certificates | Navy Federal Credit Union
Up To $250 Checking And Savings Bonus At Suntrust
SunTrust is offering up to a $250 bonus for opening a checking and savings account and adding direct deposit. This promotion is essentially an extension of the promotion they were