Nashville is a city in Berrien County, Georgia, United States. It is called the City of Dogwoods as the tree grows in profusion around the area. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12 sq km), of which, 4.6 square miles (12 sq km) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 sq km) of it (1.07%) is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 4,697 people, 1,864 households, and 1,213 families residing in the city.2 people per square mile (390.8/sq km). There were 2,098 housing units at an average density of 452.1 per square mile (174.6/sq km). The racial makeup of the city was 75.94% White, 21.57% African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.92% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.58% of the population.