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

M & M Exterior Renov...
Johnson-City, TN 37604
(423) 773-0166

Service Experts Heating...
Memphis, TN 38133
(614) 721-3204

East Tennessee School Of...
Kingsport, TN 37660
(423) 742-6378

Estep Septic Service
Erwin, TN 37650
(423) 491-5207

Donelson Air Service Exp...
Nashville, TN 37214
(615) 559-0739

Kingsport Tire & Aut...
Kingsport, TN 37660
(877) 252-9308

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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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