• Mill Creek is a 27.9 mile long tributary of the Cumberland River that stretches from from southeast Williamson County  to the Cumberland River in eastern Davidson County.
  • It begins south of Nolensville and continues into Metropolitan Nashville, winding through the Cane Ridge, Antioch, South Nashville and Donelson communities before emptying into the Cumberland River about 2 miles upstream from downtown Nashville and directly upstream from the city's primary drinking water treatment plant.  
  • The Mill Creek Watershed is especially important to the Middle Tennessee region because it is the only watershed containing the endangered Nashville crayfish, Orconectes shoupi
  • The Watershed encompasses agricultural lands, suburban communities, urban neighborhoods, congested commercial areas, industrial areas and the Nashville airport. 
  • The Watershed covers 108 square miles and is home to a very diverse racial and ethnic population.