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Tennessee State Information

Tennessee is located on eastern south central of United States. It is the 17th largest state by population of US. The Tennessee was size wise 36th largest state by total area. The Tennessee total area is 42,169 sq mi. Tennessee State?s nickname is The Volunteer State. Tennessee State capital city is Nashville and largest city is Memphis. Tennessee is bordered on the north by Kentucky and Virginia, east by North Carolina, south by Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi and west by Arkansas and Missouri. The Tennessee total boundary length is 1,306 mi. Tennessee total population is 6,214,888. In population wise The Tennessee had 17th rank among the 50 states of US. Tennessee State?s official language is English. The Tennessee has humid subtropical temperate climate with warm summers and mild winters. In summers The Tennessee generally has hot and humid and at nights it is cooler in East Tennessee and winters tend to be mild to cool. Tennessee?s forest land is covered in 14,396,000 acres in total state land. It covers 50% of The Tennessee total area. Agriculture is also a major industry in Tennessee. State has 32nd rank overall in agricultural production. The Tennessee major agriculture products are Tobacco, cotton and soybeans. Tennessee's four major metropolitan areas Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga employ about half of all the state's industrial workers. Tennessee State has 4th rank nationally in auto production.

Tennessee Recreation, Culture and Attractions

The Tennessee has many recreational areas. Tennessee is birth place of country music. The Tennessee has a major role in the development of rock and roll and early blues music. Tennessee has many tourist attractions. The Tennessee top attractions are Dollywood, Tennessee Aquarium, Bristol Motor Sports, Ober Gatlinburg and Casey Jones Village. Tennessee has 33 parks. There are three presidential homes. They are Andrew Johnson's at Greeneville, Andrew Jackson's Hermitage near Nashville, and James K. Polk's at Columbia. Tennessee has two major league professional teams. They are National Football League's Titans and NHL's Nashville Predators. They have won more games than any other NCAA basketball team in the country. Tennessee is home to Bristol Motor Speedway and NASCAR Sprint Cup.

Tennessee State Demographics

Tennessee total population - 5,689,283
Tennessee male population - 2,770,275
Tennessee female population - 2,919,008
Tennessee white population - 4,563,310
Tennessee black population - 932,809
Tennessee American Indian and Alaska Native - 15,152
Tennessee Asian population - 56,662
Tennessee Hispanic or Latino population - 123,838

Tennessee School Information

Tennessee has many schools, collages and universities. Tennessee Department of Education staff recognizes 60 school districts for outstanding work in school counseling. Tennessee improved the state educational system in the early 1980s. Tennessee state university is located at Murfreesboro. Tennessee has 87 degree granting colleges in 2000. In 1992 Tennessee General Assembly was provided by K-12 public schools.

Tennessee State Symbols

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Tennessee- America at its best
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My Homeland, Tennessee
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Agriculture and Commerce
Tennessee state Mammal
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Tennessee state Tree
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Tulip poplar
Tennessee state Fish
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Channel catfish
Tennessee state Flower
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Purple Passionflower
Tennessee state Insect
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Common eastern firefly
Tennessee state Soil
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Eastern box turtle
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Square Dance
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Tennessee State History

Nearly 12000 years ago Tennessee was inhabited by tribes of Muscogee and Yuchi people. The first settlement to take hold was Watauga River valley. French claims the area and were lost to British in 1763 in French and Indian Wars. In 1760s Virginia long hunters are explored much of East and Middle Tennessee. This has begun to arriving late in the decade by the first European settlers. Jonesboro is the oldest town in The Tennessee. It is founded on 1779. In 1796 the Tennessee was 16th state admitted to the Union. It was the first state that was created from territory under the jurisdiction of the United States federal government. Tennessee state boundaries are according to the Constitution of the State of Tennessee. In 1861 February The Tennessee seceded from the Union. During the Civil War a battle at Shiloh was one of the most important battles fought. Tennessee joined the Confederacy during the Civil War. In May 7th 1861, the Tennessee legislature ratified an agreement to enter a military league with the Confederate States. After a victory at Fort Donelson, Grant moved up the river for an attack on Corinth, Mississippi. During the civil war The Tennessee became a major battleground. On February 22nd 1865, Tennessee's legislature approved an amendment to The Tennessee constitution prohibiting slavery. On August 18th 1920 The Tennessee became the 36th and final state necessary to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The right to vote for women is also provided in the same year. In 1920 they brought a resurgence of religious fundamentalism. In 1996 The Tennessee celebrates its bicentennial. The Tennessee State Bird is the Mockingbird and The Tennessee Flower is the Iris. Now The Tennessee capital is Nashville.

Tennessee State Tourist Information

Tennessee has many tourism attractions. Tourism is one of the major industries in Tennessee. The Tennessee has created a government department devoted solely to the promotion of tourism. The state?s some of the major tourist attractions are American Museum of Science and Energy at Oak Ridge and the William Blount Mansion located at Knoxville. The Tennessee top of the attractions are Tennessee Aquarium, Bristol Motor Sports, Ober Gatlinburg and Casey Jones Village. Tennessee has 33 state parks. Most visited state parks are Shelby Forest, Montgomery Bell, Cedars of Lebanon and Natchez Trace. The Tennessee parks cover 88,160 acres in the total state area. There are three presidential homes Andrew Johnson's located at Greeneville, Andrew Jackson's Hermitage located near Nashville and James K. Polk's located at Columbia.

Tennessee State Transportation

ennessee?s major interstate highway is I-40. All highways are crossing east-west from Knoxville to Nashville and Memphis. The Tennessee has 185 public and private airports in 2002 estimation. Major airports are Nashville International Airport, Memphis International Airport, McGhee Tyson Airport, Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, Tri-Cities Regional Airport and McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport. In 1820s The Tennessee began the Railroad building in Tennessee. Amtrak serves Memphis on the Chicago?New Orleans route.

Tennessee Taxes

Tennessee State Tax Rate Range Low 0.0% High 0.0%
Tennessee State Tax Income Brackets Lowest flat rate - Highest flat rate
Tennessee State Personal Exemptions Single - Married ? Dependents
Tennessee State Sales Tax Rate on Food 7%, on Prescription Drugs 0%, on Non-prescription Drugs 0%
Tennessee State Total Tax on Gasoline 21.4%, on Diesel Fuel 18.4%
Tennessee State Excise Tax Rates on Cigarettes Tax Rate 62(¢ per pack)
Tennessee State Beer Excise Tax Rate $0.14($ per gallon)
Tennessee State Wine Excise Tax Rate $1.21($ per gallon)

Tennessee Universities

Vanderbilt University - 11,607 Students
Sewanee: The University of the South - 1,611 Students
Union University- 2,910 Students
Rhodes College - 1,696 Students
The University of Tennessee - 28,901 Students
Middle Tennessee State University - 22,863 Students
William Moore College of Technology - 142 Students
Fisk University - 953 Students
Belmont University - 4,481 Students
Tennessee Technological University - 39,733 Students

Tennessee Religions

Christian - 82%
Baptist - 39%
Methodist - 10%
Church of Christ - 6%
Roman Catholic - 6%
Presbyterian - 3%
Church of God - 2%
Lutheran - 2%
Pentecostal - 2%
Other Christian (includes unspecified "Christian" and "Protestant") - 12%
Islam - 1%
Other religions - 2%
Non-religious - 9%

Tennessee Counties

nderson County, Tennessee - Population 71,330
Bedford County, Tennessee - Population 37,586
Benton County, Tennessee - Population 16,537
Bledsoe County, Tennessee - Population 12,367
Blount County, Tennessee - Population 105,823
Bradley County, Tennessee - Population 87,965
Campbell County, Tennessee - Population 39,854
Cannon County, Tennessee - Population 12,826
Carroll County, Tennessee - Population 29,475
Carter County, Tennessee - Population 56,742
Cheatham County, Tennessee - Population 35,912
Chester County, Tennessee - Population 15,540
Claiborne County, Tennessee - Population 29,862
Clay County, Tennessee - Population 7,976
Cocke County, Tennessee - Population 33,565
Coffee County, Tennessee - Population 48,014
Crockett County, Tennessee - Population 14,532
Cumberland County, Tennessee - Population 46,802
Davidson County, Tennessee - Population 569,891
Decatur County, Tennessee - Population 11,731
DeKalb County, Tennessee - Population 17,423
Dickson County, Tennessee - Population 43,156
Dyer County, Tennessee - Population 37,279
Fayette County, Tennessee - Population 28,796
Fentress County, Tennessee - Population 16,625
Franklin County, Tennessee - Population 39,270
Gibson County, Tennessee - Population 48,154
Giles County, Tennessee - Population 29,447
Grainger County, Tennessee - Population 20,659
Greene County, Tennessee - Population 62,909
Grundy County, Tennessee - Population 14,332
Hamblen County, Tennessee - Population 58,128
Hamilton County, Tennessee - Population 307,896
Hancock County, Tennessee - Population 6,780
Hardeman County, Tennessee - Population 28,105
Hardin County, Tennessee - Population 25,578
Hawkins County, Tennessee - Population 53,563
Haywood County, Tennessee - Population 19,797
Henderson County, Tennessee - Population 25,522
Henry County, Tennessee - Population 31,115
Hickman County, Tennessee - Population 22,295
Houston County, Tennessee - Population 8,088
Humphreys County, Tennessee - Population 17,929
Jackson County, Tennessee - Population 10,984
Jefferson County, Tennessee - Population 44,294
Johnson County, Tennessee - Population 17,499
Knox County, Tennessee - Population 382,032
Lake County, Tennessee - Population 7,954
Lauderdale County, Tennessee - Population 27,101
Lawrence County, Tennessee - Population 39,926
Lewis County, Tennessee - Population 11,367
Lincoln County, Tennessee - Population 31,340
Loudon County, Tennessee - Population 39,086
Macon County, Tennessee - Population 20,386
Madison County, Tennessee - Population 91,837
Marion County, Tennessee - Population 27,776
Marshall County, Tennessee - Population 26,767
Maury County, Tennessee - Population 69,498
McMinn County, Tennessee - Population 49,015
McNairy County, Tennessee - Population 24,653
Meigs County, Tennessee - Population 11,086
Monroe County, Tennessee - Population 38,961
Montgomery County, Tennessee - Population 134,768
Moore County, Tennessee - Population 5,740
Morgan County, Tennessee - Population 19,757
Obion County, Tennessee - Population 32,450
Overton County, Tennessee - Population 20,118
Perry County, Tennessee - Population 7,631
Pickett County, Tennessee - Population 4,945
Polk County, Tennessee - Population 16,050
Putnam County, Tennessee - Population 62,315
Rhea County, Tennessee - Population 28,400
Roane County, Tennessee - Population 51,910
Robertson County, Tennessee - Population 54,433
Rutherford County, Tennessee - Population 182,023
Scott County, Tennessee - Population 21,127
Sequatchie County, Tennessee - Population 11,370
Sevier County, Tennessee - Population 71,170
Shelby County, Tennessee - Population 897,472
Smith County, Tennessee - Population 17,712
Stewart County, Tennessee - Population 12,370
Sullivan County, Tennessee - Population 153,048
Sumner County, Tennessee - Population 130,449
Tipton County, Tennessee - Population 51,271
Trousdale County, Tennessee - Population 7,259
Unicoi County, Tennessee - Population 17,667
Union County, Tennessee - Population 17,808
Van Buren County, Tennessee - Population 5,508
Warren County, Tennessee - Population 38,276
Washington County, Tennessee - Population 107,198
Wayne County, Tennessee - Population 16,842
Weakley County, Tennessee - Population 34,895
White County, Tennessee - Population 23,102
Williamson County, Tennessee - Population 126,638
Wilson County, Tennessee - Population 88,808

Tennessee State Government

Tennessee?s governor serves his service for a four year term. The governor is the only executive elected statewide. The governor is limited to serving two consecutive terms. The Tennessee senate automatically elects its speaker. Tennessee has the state legislature, consisting of the 33-members in Senate and 99 members in House of Representatives. Mostly The Tennessee executive officials are elected by the legislature. Tennessee has 2 constitutions. The first constitution was adopted in 1796. It is just before The Tennessee was admitted to the Union. Second constitution was adopted in 1834. Tennessee has 92 counties and 349 municipalities. The Tennessee?s highest court is Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has five justices. There is one chief justice and four associate justices.

Tennessee State Economy

Tennessee income is mainly depending on industry. Tennessee major output is transportation devices. The Tennessee state economy is based on agriculture, manufacturing, mining and services. The farming outputs of Tennessee are cattle, hogs, eggs, sheep, lambs, wool, honey, soybean, cotton, corn, tobacco, wheat, hay, sorghum grain, mushroom and tomatoes. The manufacturing outputs of Tennessee are raw products, food items, transportation devices, chemicals, paints, pharmaceuticals and plastics. The mined outputs of Tennessee are limestone, coal, zinc, clays and phosphate. Community, personal, wholesale, retail, finance, insurance and real estate are the main services of Tennessee. Tourism is also main income of Tennessee. Tennessee has so many corporation headquarters so of them are FedEx Corporation, Pilot Corporation, Regal Entertainment Group and Eastman Chemical Company.

Tennessee State Parks

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site - Greeneville, TN: There are no fees charged at the park. It is open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Appalachian National Scenic Trail - Maine to Georgia, CT, GA, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, TN, VA, VT, WV: No fees is required. Fort Donelson National Battlefield - Dover, TN: There are no fees. This is opened daily 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; closed on Thanksgiving Day, December 25 and January 1st. Great Smoky Mountains National Park - the states of, NC, TN: They are charged entrance fees. Natchez Trace Parkway - the states of AL, MS and TN: There are no fees or reservations. Obed Wild & Scenic River - Wartburg, TN: The Obed Wild and Scenic River is free for visitors. It is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Visitor Center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail - NC, SC, TN and VA: There are no entrance or use fees. This is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. but is closed on major holidays. Shiloh National Military Park - Shiloh, TN: There is no fee. The park is open every day except Christmas Day from dawn until dusk. The park visitor center and bookstore are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Peak season runs from April through Labor Day. Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area - Murfreesboro, TN: There are no admission fees. This is open M-F 8 a.m. ? 4:30 p.m. Trail Of Tears National Historic Trail - AL,AR,GA,IL,KY,MO,NC,OK,TN: There are no entry fees.