Welcome to Tennessee

Tennessee is the birthplace of country music, and has played a crucial role in the development of rock and roll and early blues. Beale Street in Memphis is considered by most to be the birthplace of the blues, with musicians such as W.C. Handy performing in its clubs in the early 1900's. Tennessee won its nickname as The Volunteer State during the War of 1812 when volunteer soldiers from Tennessee displayed marked valor in the Battle of New Orleans. Tennessee was admitted to the union June 1, 1796 as the 16th state and is now home to an estimated 471,316 small businesses.

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Latest Tennessee Businesses

Smith Heating
Memphis, TN 38120
(901) 297-4537

Patriot Lawncare
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 217-4736

Silver Lake Garden Center
Church-Hill, TN 37642
(423) 357-4582

Westfall Orthodontics
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 354-3110

West Greene Insurance &a...
Greeneville, TN 37743
(423) 525-8620

Associated Accounting Se...
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 573-2274

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Tennessee Information

State Flag

Seal

Capital Nashville
State Bird Mockingbird
State Flower Iris
State Tree Tulip Tree
Universities
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • University of Memphis
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Middle Tennessee State University
  • Tennessee Technological University
  • Austin Peay State University
Sports Teams
  • Tennessee Titans
  • Nashville Predators
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