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Nashville, in brief
Nashville was settled in 1779; Became state capitol from 1812-1815, permanently in 1843.
Spring is very pleasant in the rolling hills of Middle Tennessee. March tends to be cool at the beginning of the month, warming to the mid-to-upper 60s by the end of the month. Evenings may still be a bit brisk.
Summer is warm and humid. Light, easy clothing makes sightseeing more comfortable. For fair skin, sunscreen is advisable for a day outdoors. Fall is a celebrated time throughout Tennessee. Visitors come from all over to see the annual changing of the leaves in mid-October. Days are warm and pleasant. Evenings require a sweater or light jacket. Since the weather is changeable, layered clothing is a good idea to accommodate sunny days and cooler nights. Fall and Winter are great times to visit the city's many attractions decked out in their holiday finery. Nashville really shines throughout the winter. Although the climate is mild, winter temperatures range from cool to cold. If a snowfall occurs, it is usually in January or February, and is seldom heavy.