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Acklen Westgrove is a neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee. The zip code for Acklen Westgrove is 37203. The boundaries of the neighborhood are Wedgewood Avenue on the north, Acklen Avenue on the south and 12th Avenue South on the west. This is a beautiful historic neighborhood with architecturally interesting homes, wide streets, sidewalks, and public transportation.
This neighborhood is located close to Belmont University. Acklen Avenue is named after Joseph and Adelicia Acklen. Adelicia, who married three times, was a woman ahead of her time and during the Civil War managed to increase the fortunes of her family through shrewd dealings with both the Union and the Confederate armies. Her home Belmont Mansion, on the campus of Belmont University, is an attraction that residents and visitors alike will enjoy touring.
Mount Gilead Baptist Church is a vital and very active church located in the neighborhood. It has a variety of ministries that it offers as well as Bible studies for every age group, from the youngest children to seniors.
Reservoir Park is a great little neighborhood park on 8th Street, which is very close to the Acklen Westgrove neighborhood. It has wooded and grassy areas to enjoy, as well as basketball courts, tennis courts, and a playground. This is a good place to take a walk with or without a leashed dog.
There is not much in the way of shopping in the Acklen Westgrove neighborhood. There are several smaller shopping centers within a short drive. Park Place Shopping Center is located on West End Avenue. It has quite a few local businesses, as well as Panera Bread, Ted’s Montana Grill, Honey Baked Ham, and Subway.