Tennessee

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State o Tennessee
Banner o Tennessee State seal o Tennessee
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): The Volunteer State
Motto(s): Agricultur an Commerce
Cairt o the Unitit States wi Tennessee heichlichtit
Offeecial leidInglis
DemonymTennessean
CaipitalNashville
Lairgest ceetyMemphis[1]
Lairgest metroNashville Metropolitan Aurie
AurieRanked 36t
 • Tot42,143 sq mi
(109,247 km2)
 • Width120 miles (195 km)
 • Lenth440 miles (710 km)
 • % watter2.2
 • Latitude34° 59′ N tae 36° 41′ N
 • Longitude81° 39′ W tae 90° 19′ W
PopulationRanked 16t
 • Tot6,651,194 (2016 est)[2]
 • Density157.8/sq mi  (60.9/km2)
Ranked 20t
 • Median hoosehauld income$47,330[3] (42nd)
Elevation
 • Heichest pyntClingmans Dome[4][5]
6,643 ft (2025 m)
 • Mean900 ft  (270 m)
 • Lawest pyntMississippi River at Mississippi border[4][5]
178 ft (54 m)
Afore statehuidSoothwast Territory
Admission to UnionJuin 1, 1796 (16t)
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)
Time zones 
 • East TennesseeEastren: UTC -5/-4
 • Middle an WestCentral: UTC -6/-5
ISO 3166US-TN
AbbreviationsTN, Tenn.
Wabsteidwww.tennessee.gov

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 December 18, 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. December 15, 2016. Retrieved December 23, 2016. 
  3. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 24, 2011. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Elevation adjuistit tae North American Vertical Datum o 1988.

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