Antioch is a small and welcoming community in the Antioch-Tennessee region, located in Davidson County. The history of Antioch began in 1810, when the first baptist church was found here. Then, in the 1960s, Antioch was considered a community which was serving agricultural purposes, meaning that it was meeting the needs of farmers. Antioch remained a small community because of the zoning restrictions found here.
The floodplain field does not allow a further development of the place, so business owners did not want to establish here in the Antioch-Tennessee area. However, this rural community called Antioch is very friendly, and gladly welcomes tourists. If you are in the Antioch-Tennessee area, do not miss on the chance of visiting Antioch.
Top Attractions within Antioch
Hickory Hollow Mall is the main business concentration here in Antioch. Shopping enthusiasts will love this place, as they will find here a variety of world famous stores, like Sears and Macy's. Besides them, over 140 other stores are available, for you to shop as much as you want to. There are also many dining options, supermarkets and cinemas, so every member of the family will have a good time here. Even if the Antioch-Tennessee area is not very populated, the mall still became one of the largest shopping centres in the state.
Starwood Amphitheatre is one of the most popular music venues in the Antioch-Tennessee area. The facility was opened in 1985 and it can host up to 18.000 people. Many performances and shows were held here throughout the years, especially summer concerts, by a wide range of artists of diverse musical genres.
The National Association of Free Will Baptists was found here in 1935, and it is the official body of all the Free Will Baptist churches from both the United States and Canada. The association is also the largest and one of the oldest denominations of the type, comprising more than 200.000 members. Here, you will get the chance to learn more about this religion, but also about the history and traditions of Antioch.