|State of Tennessee|
|Nickname(s): Volunteer State|
|Motto(s): Agriculture and commerce|
|- Total||42,169 sq mi
|- Width||120 miles (195 km)|
|- Length||440 miles (710 km)|
|- % water||2.2|
|- Latitude||35°N to 36°41'N|
|- Longitude||81°37'W to 90°28'W|
|Number of people||Ranked 17th|
|- Density||153.9/sq mi (58.1/km2)
|Height above sea level|
|- Highest point||Clingmans Dome
6,643 ft (2,026 m)
|- Average||900 ft (280 m)|
|- Lowest point||Mississippi River
178 ft (54 m)
|Became part of the U.S.||June 1, 1796 (16th)|
|Governor||Bill Haslam (R)|
|U.S. Senators||Lamar Alexander (R)
Bob Corker (R)
|- East Tennessee||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
|- Middle and West||Central: UTC-6/-5|
Tennessee is a state in the United States. Its capital is Nashville, which is also the country music center of America. It is the home of the Smoky Mountains which are a famous tourist attraction. Other well known cities and towns are Memphis (the biggest city), Knoxville, Chattanooga, Oak Ridge, Lynchburg, Carthage, Lawrenceburg, Clarksville, Lebanon, Pigeon Forge, Graceland, Murfreesboro, and Gatlinburg.
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- "Resident Population Data - 2010 Census". 2010.census.gov. 2011 [last update]. http://2010.census.gov/2010census/data/apportionment-dens-text.php. Retrieved February 19, 2011.
- "Elevations and Distances in the United States". U.S Geological Survey. 29 April 2005. http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/elvadist/elvadist.html#Highest. Retrieved 2006-11-7.
- "NASHVILLE RECORDING INDUSTRY". Tennesseeencyclopedia.net. http://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/imagegallery.php?EntryID=R018. Retrieved 2008-09-13.