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city (1990 pop. 18,794), seat of Sumner co., N central Tenn., near Nashville; inc. 1815. It is a livestock and agricultural center that produces tobacco. Tennessee walking horses are bred, and manufactures include motor vehicle parts, tobacco goods, furniture, and boats. Nearby is Old Hickory Lake, a fishing and recreation area. The city is named for Albert GallatinGallatin, Albert
, 1761–1849, American financier and public official, b. Geneva, Switzerland. Left an orphan at nine, Gallatin was reared by his patrician relatives and had an excellent education.
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, secretary of the treasury under Presidents Jefferson and Madison. Andrew JacksonJackson, Andrew,
1767–1845, 7th President of the United States (1829–37), b. Waxhaw settlement on the border of South Carolina and North Carolina (both states claim him). Early Career

A child of the backwoods, he was left an orphan at 14.
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's home, the Hermitage, is nearby.


river, c.120 mi (190 km) long, rising in the Gallatin Range in the northwest corner of Yellowstone National Park, NW Wyo., and flowing generally northwest to join the Madison and Jefferson rivers at the Three Forks of the Missouri, SW Mont. The river is used for irrigation.
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In keeping with the Enlightenment tradition, which he had absorbed in Europe, Gallatin believed in human competence and insisted on granting ordinary citizens the liberty necessary to determine their own fortunes.
Together with the renovation of Gallatin House for the staff and special buildings for on-site treatment of the kids, the overall cost will run better than $2 million-considerably more than is now in the till.
Steel manufacturer Nucor (NYSE:NUE) said on Thursday that it plans to close the acquisition of Gallatin Steel Company for USD770m in ten days, following the Federal Trade Commission's approval.
Kentucky-based Gallatin manufactures flat-rolled steel products using scrap metal.
Things are certainly improving in Gallatin County, but not quite as quickly as the latest data suggest.
The company has sold its 77.5% share in Gallatin Materials LLC and around 17.6 million tons of underground coal reserves in eastern Kentucky to a private coal producer for a total gain of USD25m.
Right now, the Gallatin chips top out at a 2GHz clock speed, and on many commercial applications (like the TPC-C online transaction processing benchmark test), chip for chip, a 2GHz Gallatin matches the performance of a 1GHz "McKinley" Itanium 2 processor.
The Forest Service runs four scenic campgrounds at the south end of the lake just west of Gallatin Beach, where the new childrens' camp is under construction.
Please contact Kassy at the Gallatin County Extension Office if your child is interested in attending with our group in order to have proper paperwork in place.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 3, 2014-FTC clears Nucor's USD770m deal for Gallatin
The Great Recession hit the Gallatin County economy hard, but none of the basic industries were permanently scarred.