Murfreesboro fast facts

Wednesday, August 10, 2005 at 1:00am

Murfreesboro, approximately 35 miles southeast of Nashville, is the seat of government for Rutherford County.

With a U.S. Census Bureau population of about 80,000, Murfreesboro is the state's sixth largest city and in the past few years has grown at a rate five times higher than the national average.

Murfreesboro has a 10-county trade area of about 350,000 people. And, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Rutherford County

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