Tourism continues to skyrocket in Rutherford County. With a record-breaking visitor volume of 2.36 million people to Rutherford County, the economic impact has followed suit.
The Tennessee Department of Tourism reports about 110-million people visited the state in 2016, that's up over four-percent from 2015.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that nearly 265,000 visitors to Stones River National Battlefield in 2015 spent $15.2 Million in communities near the park. That spending supported 242 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20.6 Million.
The Girls' Tournaments saw an attendance of 32,907 guests. That number is up by 8,518 people when compared to last year. As for the boys' tournaments, 37,895 sports fans attended the games, which is up 1,178 people from last year.
Tourism has grown by 71% in the Mid-Cumberland region which includes Rutherford County.
Tennessee whiskey giant Jack Daniel is set to make a $140 million expansion to its distillery in Lynchburg, according to Gov. Bill Haslam and state economic officials.
Tourism-related spending in Rutherford County in 2014 increased from $291.52 to $307.47 million, placing Rutherford County in the top 10 counties across the state, for travel-related expenditures.
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 272,500 visitors to Stones River National Battlefield in 2014 spent $15,282,000 in communities near the park. That spending supported 246 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20,660,000.
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