Murfreesboro is the county seat of Rutherford County, located approximately 35 miles southeast of downtown Nashville. Murfreesboro continues to experience rapid business and residential growth, making it one of the most highly desired places to live in Middle Tennessee. You’ll find everything you need here to live a comfortable life without feeling the pressures of a big city. Come home to farms, starter subdivisions, gated communities, amazing parks, and historical sites. The ‘down-home feel’ and sense of community are strong in Murfreesboro, especially with the increased development of well-planned infrastructure and local amenities.