Find your new home in Smyrna TN
Smyrna is a town in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Smyrna’s population was 39,974 at the 2010 census and 43,063 in 2013. In 2007, U.S. News & World Report listed Smyrna as one of the best places in the United States to retire.
The Nissan Smyrna assembly plant is the biggest in USA, making 640,000 cars per year. It began in 1983, and has made more than 10 million cars since then. Batteries for the Leaf began in 2012. Smyrna serves as the US production site for the Nissan Leaf. Nissan’s goal is that the plant in Smyrna will eventually produce 150,000 cars, and 200,000 electric car batteries per year.
The top employers in the city are:
Nissan (automobile manufacturing): 8,400
Asurion (communications): 1,165
Vi-Jon (personal care products): 737
Stonecrest Medical Center (hospital): 550
Taylor Farms (produce): 550
Square D/Schneider Electric (electrical products): 474