Middle Tennessee

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Middle Tennessee
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Nickname(s): 
Middle TN, Middle Tenn.
The counties of Tennessee highlighted in red that are designated part of Middle Tennessee.
The counties of Tennessee highlighted in red that are designated part of Middle Tennessee.
Country United States
State Tennessee
Largest cityNashville
Area
 • Land44,054.2 km2 (17,009.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
2,883,086
 • Density65.44/km2 (169.50/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Middle Tennessean

Middle Tennessee is one of the three Grand Divisions of the U.S. state of Tennessee that composes roughly the middle portion of the state. [1] Middle Tennessee contains the state's capital and biggest city which is Nashville It also has Clarksville, the state's fifth-biggest city, and Murfreesboro, the state's sixth-biggest city and largest suburb of Nashville. The Nashville metropolitan area which is located entirely within the region, is the most populated metropolitan area in the state. The Clarksville metropolitan area is the state's sixth-most populous. Middle Tennessee is both the biggest, in terms of land area, and the most populated of the state's three Grand Divisions.

Counties[change | change source]

Counties[change | change source]

There are 41 counties in Middle Tennessee:

 
 
Largest cities or towns in Middle Tennessee
Source:[2]
Rank County Pop.
Nashville
Nashville
Clarksville
Clarksville
1 Nashville Davidson 689,447 Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro
Franklin
Franklin
2 Clarksville Montgomery 166,722
3 Murfreesboro Rutherford 152,769
4 Franklin Williamson 83,454
5 Hendersonville Sumner 61,753
6 Smyrna Rutherford 53,070
7 Spring Hill Maury 50,005
8 Brentwood Williamson 45,373
9 Gallatin Sumner 44,431
10 Columbia Maury 41,690

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tennessee Blue Book 2015-2016" (PDF). sos.tn.gov. Nashville: Tennessee Secretary of State. 2015. p. 639. Retrieved June 5, 2021.
  2. "City and Town Population Totals: 2010-2019". United States Census Bureau, Population Division. Retrieved May 21, 2020.