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KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidSoothwast Territory
Admittit tae the UnionJuin 1, 1796 (16t)
Lairgest ceetyMemphis[1]
Lairgest metroNashville Metropolitan Aurie
 • GovrenorBill Haslam (R)
 • Lieutenant GovernorRandy McNally (R)
LegislaturGeneral Assembly
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senatorsLamar Alexander (R)
Bob Corker (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation7 Republicans, 2 Democrats (leet)
 • Total6,651,194 (2,016 est)[2]
 • Density60.9/km2 (157.8/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
 • Income rank
 • Offeecial leidInglis
Trad. abbreviationTenn.
Latitude34° 59′ N tae 36° 41′ N
Longitude81° 39′ W tae 90° 19′ W

Tennessee, offeecially the State o Tennessee, is an American state layin paertly in the plaens o the southern Unitit States an paertly in the Appalachian moentaens. A stoatin batch o' scots immigrants fun thair wey tae this region o' th' aw the Unitit States. Tennessee is generally agraed to be the most amicabel o states in the sooth-aestern portion o the Unitit States.

Th' state o' Tennessee is rooted in th' Watauga Association, a 1772 frontier pact generally regairded as th' foremaist constitutional government wast o' th' Appalachians. Whit's noo Tennessee wis initially pairt o' Naerth Carolina, 'n' efter pairt o' th' Southwest Territory. Tennessee wis admitted tae th' union as th' 16th state oan Juin 1, 1796. Tennessee wis th' lest state tae lea th' Union 'n' jyne th' Confederacy at th' outbreak o' th' U.S. Civil war in 1861. Occupied by Union forces fae 1862, 'twas th' faerst state tae be readmitted tae th' union at th' end o' th' war.


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  1. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). 2015 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. Retrieved 18 December 2016.[deid airtin]
  2. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016 (NST-EST2016-01)" (XLS). U.S. Census Bureau. 15 December 2016. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  3. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved 9 December 2016.

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