Whites Creek is an neighborhood of Nashville located in the northern part of Davidson County, Tennessee. The community is named for the creek of the same name running north-south along U.S. Route 431. The Whites Creek area has its own US Post Office.
The criminal James Gang visited Whites Creek and resting within its borders in the 1800s. Gang member Bill Ryan was arrested on March 25, 1881 in Whites Creek, prompting gang leaders Frank and Jesse James to leave the area. Whites Creek Comprehensive High School is the community's only high school. The school is a part of the Metro Nashville Public Schools system. Fontanel, the former residence of Barbara Mandrell, is located in Whites Creek. The location was purchased by two investors and reopened to the public, featuring a restaurant, trails and an amphitheater. It recently added a bed & breakfast called The Inn at Fontanel, and Prichard's Distillery. Ri'Chards Cafe is another primary establishment in the community.