Located southeast of downtown Nashville, Cameron Trimble is a large neighborhood adjacent to Trevecca Nazarene University. Situated in the 37210 ZIP code, it is bordered by Lafayette Street to the north, Interstate 40 to the west-northwest, and 4th Avenue South to the south-southwest. The community is rich in history, especially for its role during the Civil War.
Cameron Trimble contains a mixture of architecture. Many of the buildings and homes were built during the latter half of the 1800s, which can be seen in the architecture in the neighborhood. Both brick and frame homes line the streets, but there are also many small businesses throughout the area.
Less than a mile to the northwest of the neighborhood is the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, with the Ryman Auditorium just beyond it. Lane Motor Museum, Rose Park, Reservoir Park, and Cumberland Park are all within a short drive of the community.
Schools in the vicinity of Cameron Trimble include Napier Elementary, Johnson Middle School, and Cameron High School. Approximately a half mile north is the Mary & Charles W. Pruitt Library. The Nashville International Airport is about four miles to the east.
Cameron Trimble was developed beginning in the 1860s. Civil War battles were fought throughout the vicinity. Less than a mile to the west of Cameron Trimble is Fort Negley Park. The remains of this post can still be seen at this historical site. This Union fort was built while the area was occupied by the North and was abandoned in 1867. The fort is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.