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Interact with Tennessee
Tennessee, The Volunteer State Dyersburg Bristol Dandridge Knoxville Oak Ridge Chattanooga Memphis Nashville
State Capital, Nashville Nashville is the capital and the second most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is located on the Cumberland River in the north-central part of the state. Nashville is a major hub for the health care, music, publishing, and transportation industries.capital U.S. state Tennessee Cumberland River health caremusic publishing transportation Fun Facts Andrew Jackson and James K. Polk both lived in Nashville. It is the home of the Grand Ole Opry.
Memphis Memphis is the largest city in the state of Tennessee, the second largest in the southeastern region and the 17 th largest city in the U.S. Tennessee Memphis is home to FedEx, St. Judes Children Hospital, and is the largest spot cotton market in the world.
Knoxville Founded in 1791 by James White Largest city in East Tennessee and the 3rd largest in Tennessee Home to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. Home of the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Home of the Lady Vols.
Chattanooga Chattanooga is the 4th largest city in Tennessee. The population of the city of Chattanooga is 155,582. Chattanooga is located within a day's drive of one third of the population of the US. Chattanooga has the world's steepest passenger railway line The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway.The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway.
Oak Ridge Founded by the U.S. government For years Oak Ridge was used by the federal government to pursue activities in the fields of atomic energy and nuclear physics. The site was chosen (1942) to house the workers who developed the uranium-235 and plutonium-239 for the atomic bomb. The community's existence was kept secret from most of the country until the summer of Oak Ridge's nicknames are the Atomic City, the Secret City, The Ridge and the City Behind the Fence.
Dyersburg The lands that make up Dyer County belonged to the Chickasaw. Chickasaw Dyersburg is the home of Reelfoot Lake and is on the Forked Deer River.
Bristol Bristol is the twin city of Bristol, Virginia, just across the state line, which runs down the middle of State Street.twin cityBristol, Virginiastate line Along with Kingsport, Tennessee and Johnson City, Tennessee the Bristols form the Tri-Cities.Kingsport, TennesseeJohnson City, TennesseeTri-Cities Bristol is probably best known for being the site of the first commercial recordings of country music country music Bristol is the birthplace of Tennessee Ernie Ford. Tennessee Ernie Ford Bristol is the site of a NASCAR short track.NASCAR short track
Dandridge Dandridge is the second oldest city in Tennessee. Dandridge, named in honor of George Washingtons wife, Martha Dandridge Curtis Washington, is one of Tennessees oldest and most historic communities. Founded in the late 1700s and incorpo- rated in 1843, Dandridge became the seat of Jefferson County three years before the state of Tennessee was founded. Many of the original buildings still stand, adding a flavor of an era gone by. Serving as the home of Carson- Newman College, Dandridge is located in east Tennessee near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.