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Hardiness Zone Area Data for Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) USDA Zone Map
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State Information Data for Tennessee (TN)

Nashville, Tennessee; USA
Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 16th most populous of the 50 United States. Tennessee is bordered by Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, Arkansas to the west, and Missouri to the northwest. The Appalachian Mountains dominate the eastern part of the state, and the Mississippi River forms the state's western border. Nashville is the state's capital and largest city, with a population of 660,388. Tennessee's second largest city is Memphis, which has a population of 652,717.

Tennessee's major industries include agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. Poultry, soybeans, and cattle are the state's primary agricultural products, and major manufacturing exports include chemicals, transportation equipment, and electrical equipment. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the nation's most visited national park, is headquartered in the eastern part of the state, and a section of the Appalachian Trail roughly follows the Tennessee-North Carolina border. Other major tourist attractions include the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga; Dollywood in Pigeon Forge; Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and Ober Gatlinburg in Gatlinburg; the Parthenon, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and Ryman Auditorium in Nashville; the Jack Daniel's Distillery in Lynchburg; Elvis Presley's Graceland residence and tomb, the Memphis Zoo, the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis; and Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol.
Statehood June 1st, 1796
Capital Nashville
Official Flag Tennessee (TN) Flag
Approximate Size Total: 42,143 sq mi (109,247 km2)
Width: 120 miles (195 km)
Length: 440 miles (710 km)
% Water: 2.2
Highest Point Clingmans Dome (6,643ft or 2,025m)
Counties 95
Population 6,456,243 (2012)
Electoral Votes 11
State Quarter Issued January 2nd, 2002
Official Motto Agriculture and Commerce
Official Flower Iris
Official Bird Mockingbird
Nickname The Volunteer State
Area Code(s) 423, 615, 731, 865, 901, 931
Sports NFL: Tennessee Oilers
NBA: Memphis Grizzlies
NHL: Nashville Predators
Area Facts What is the state song of Tennessee?
My homeland Tennessee.

What is Tennessee's motto?
The motto for the state of Tennessee is Agriculture and Commerce.The state flower is the Iris and the capitol city is Nashville.

What are Tennessee resources?
American Sipping Whiskey, Tobacco, and Country Music.

What is Tennessee's state bird?
The official State Bird is the Mockingbird and the state also has the Bobwhite Quail as the official State game bird.

What is Tennessee's highest point?
The elevation of Clingmans Dome is 6,643 feet (2,025 meters), and it stands as the highest point in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the state of Tennessee.

What is Tennessee's state animal?
Tennessee's state wild animal is the raccoon. The state bird is the Mockingbird, State Game Bird is the Bobwhite Quail, State Amphibian is the Tennessee Cave Salamander and the State Reptile is the Eastern Box Turtle.

Why does Tennessee's flag has 3 stars on it?
The Tennessee flag was adopted in 1905. The designer of the flag, LeRoy Reeves stated that the three stars represent the three geographic regions of the state of Tennessee: The Great Smokey Mountains to the east, the rolling hills and farmland in the middle, and the rich bottom-land cotton growing region bordering the Mississippi River.

When did Tennessee's get its statehood?
Tennessee became a state on June 1, 1796. Tennessee became the 16thstate to join the Union.

What are the major mineral resources of Tennessee?
Barite, Fluorite, Calcite, Sphalerite

What is the name of the state tree of Tennessee?
The state tree of Tennessee is the tulip-tree. Its scientific nameis "Liriodendron tulipifera".
Posted By Gremelin Posted on May 8th, 2014 · Updated on January 9th, 2019
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