Welcome to Lafayette, Tennessee Lafayette is located North East of Nashville population of 4,474. Our Municipal Airport has a 5,200 ft runway. As Mayor of the City of Lafayette, I strive to ensure that the City maintains services, programs and facilities that meet the needs of the community in a fiscally responsible manner. Our City employees take special pride in all the work that we do. Here neighborhoods are built and maintained with the residents in mind. The City's services are designed to meet the needs of our community, and for businesses to find a welcoming home.