established June 1, 1796 formerly known as Province of North Carolina, Southwest Territory
flag of Tennessee
seal of Tennessee
Tennessee two letter code: TN
capital: Nashville est. 1826
Big Bend State
Butternut State
Hog and Hominy State
The Mother of Southwestern Statesmen
Volunteer State
129 Counties:
Anderson County
Bedford County
Benton County
Bledsoe County
Blount County
Blount County/Sevier County
Bradley County
Campbell County
Campbell County/Anderson County
Cannon County
Carroll County
Carroll County/Henry County/Weakley County
Carter County
Carter County/Washington County
Carter County/Washington County/Sullivan County
Cheatham County
Chester County
Chester County/Hardeman County
Chester County/Hardin County/McNairy County
Chester County/McNairy County
Claiborne County
Clay County
Cocke County
Coffee County
Coffee County/Franklin County
Crockett County
Cumberland County
Davidson County
DeKalb County
Decatur County
Dickson County
Dyer County
Fayette County
Fentress County
Franklin County
Gibson County
Giles County
Giles County/Lincoln County
Grainger County
Greene County
Grundy County
Hamilton County
Hancock County
Hardeman County
Hardeman County/Fayette County
Hardin County
Hardin County/McNairy County
Hawkins County
Hawkins County/Grainger County
Hawkins County/Sullivan County
Haywood County
Henderson County
Henderson County/Decatur County
Henry County
Hickman County
Houston County
Humphreys County
Jackson County
Jefferson County
Jefferson County/Hamblen County
Johnson County
Knox County
Lake County
Lauderdale County
Lawrence County
Lewis County
Lincoln County
Lincoln County/Marshall County
Loudon County
Loudon County/Knox County
Macon County
Madison County
Madison County/Gibson County
Marion County
Marion County/Grundy County/Franklin County
Marshall County
Maury County
McMinn County
McNairy County
Meigs County
Monroe County
Monroe County/Blount County
Monroe County/McMinn County
Montgomery County
Moore County
Morgan County
Morgan County/Roane County
Morgan County/Roane County/Anderson County
Obion County
Obion County/Dyer County
Obion County/Gibson County
Overton County
Perry County
Pickett County
Polk County
Putnam County
Rhea County
Roane County
Roane County/Anderson County
Robertson County
Robertson County/Davidson County
Rutherford County
Rutherford County/Williamson County
Scott County
Sequatchie County
Sevier County
Shelby County
Smith County
Stewart County
Stewart County/Houston County
Sullivan County
Sumner County
Sumner County/Davidson County
Sumner County/Robertson County
Tipton County
Trousdale County
Unicoi County
Union County
Van Buren County
Warren County
Washington County
Washington County/Greene County
Washington County/Sullivan County
Wayne County
Weakley County
White County
Williamson County
Williamson County/Maury County
Wilson County
8 Neighboring States:
North Carolina
6 Areacodes:
423     615     731     865     901     931    
Airport : 208
Gliderport : 2
Heliport : 113
Seaplane Base : 1
Ultralight : 3
Electoral Votes: 11
State Motto: Agriculture and Commerce
Highest point in Tennessee: Clingmans Dome , 6643 feet
fossil Bivalve
fossil scientific name Pterotrigonia thoracica
tree Tulip-tree
tree binomial nomenclature Liriodendron tulipifera
flower Iris
flower scientificname Iris
fish Largemouth bass
fish binomial nomenclature Micropterus salmoides
bird Mockingbird
game bird Bobwhite quail
reptile Eastern box turtle
reptile scientific name Terrapene carolinasubspecies carolina
insect Common eastern firefly
insect scientific name Photinus pyralis
horse Tennessee Walking Horse
butterfly Zebra swallowtail
butterfly binomial nomenclature Eurytides marcellus
amphibian Tennessee cave salamander
amphibian binomial nomenclature Gyrinophilus palleucus
land mammal Raccoon
mineral Agate
rock or stone Limestone
gemstone Tennessee River Pearl
zipcodes for Tennessee : 24205 37010 37011 37012 37013 37015 37016
all 630 zipcodes for Tennessee
Crime Chart Tennessee Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 6,549,352 318,857,056
violent crimes 39,8481,197,987
violent crime rate608.4375.7
murder and manslaughter37114,249
murder and manslaughter rate5.74.5
rape rate38.636.6
robbery rate110.9102.2
aggravated assault29,681741,291
aggravated assault rate453.2232.5
property crimes200,4478,277,829
property crime rate3060.62596.1
burglary rate712.2542.5
larceny theft141,2065,858,496
larceny theft rate2156.01837.3
motor vechicle theft12,599689,527
motor vehicle theft rate192.4216.2
Arlington (11,625)
Athens (13,688)
Bartlett (58,579)
Brentwood (41,763)
Bristol (26,666)
Chattanooga (176,588)
Clarksville (149,176)
Cleveland (43,898)
Clinton (10,049)
Collegedale (10,743)
Collierville (48,863)
Columbia (36,800)
Cookeville (32,113)
Crossville (11,411)
Dickson (15,359)
Dyersburg (16,781)
East Ridge (21,260)
Elizabethton (13,772)
Farragut (21,919)
Franklin (72,639)
Gallatin (34,334)
Germantown (39,240)
Goodlettsville (16,994)
Greeneville (15,094)
Hendersonville (56,018)
Jackson (66,975)
Johnson City (66,027)
Kingsport (53,014)
Knoxville (185,291)
La Vergne (34,794)
Lakeland (12,553)
Lawrenceburg (10,569)
Lebanon (30,262)
Lewisburg (11,480)
Manchester (10,517)
Martin (10,959)
Maryville (28,464)
McMinnville (13,759)
Memphis (655,770)
Middle Valley (13,282)
Millington (11,027)
Morristown (29,478)
Mount Juliet (31,540)
Murfreesboro (126,118)
Nashville (678,889)
Oak Ridge (29,302)
Paris (10,150)
Portland (12,323)
Red Bank (11,769)
Sevierville (16,490)
Seymour (10,703)
Shelbyville (21,317)
Smyrna (46,607)
Soddy-Daisy (13,171)
Spring Hill (36,055)
Springfield (16,808)
Tullahoma (19,128)
Union City (10,573)
White House (11,226)