Tennessee Tennessee State Facts

There are fewer men than woman in Tennessee. The overall gender ratio is 95 men to 100 women.

The Tennessee flag was adopted on February 3, 1905. The flag has been ranked the 12th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.

The Tennessee quarter was the 16th quarter released overall. The quarter was released on January 2, 2002.

Recent estimates put Tennessee's population at around 6,549,000 people (17th out of 56).The population density is 158.8 people per square mile (26th out of 56).

Someone from Tennessee is known as a Tennessean. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.

Tennessee was the 16th state when it joined the United States on June 1, 1796. Prior to 1796, Tennessee was known as "Southwest Territory."

Essential Tennessee Facts

  • TN
    Postal Code
    The Tennessee postal code is TN. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
  • Gender Ratio
    Gender Ratio: 95 Men to 100 Women
    Male Population: 3,192,180 men
    Female Population: 3,357,172 women
  • State Flag
    The 3 main colors in the Tennessee flag are #CC0000, #002D65, and #FFFFFF
  • State Quarter
    The Tennessee Quarter was released in January 01, 2002.
    Total Mintage: 0.65 billion.
    Engraver: Donna Weaver
  • Population and Area
    Population: 6,549,352 people
    Land Area: 41,235 square miles
    Population Density: 6,549,352 people per square mile

Areas Codes in Tennessee (8)

  • 270
  • 423
  • 615
  • 662
  • 731
  • 865
  • 901
  • 931

Tennessee Counties (95)

County Top Cities
Anderson County Andersonville, Briceville, Clinton, Heiskell, Lake City, and Norris
Bedford County Bell Buckle, Normandy, Shelbyville, Unionville, and Wartrace
Benton County Big Sandy, Camden, Eva, and Holladay
Bledsoe County Pikeville
Blount County Alcoa, Friendsville, Louisville, Maryville, Rockford, and Tallassee
Bradley County Charleston, Cleveland, and Mc Donald
Campbell County Caryville, Duff, Jacksboro, Jellico, La Follette, and Newcomb
Cannon County Auburntown, Bradyville, and Woodbury
Carroll County Atwood, Bruceton, Buena Vista, Cedar Grove, Clarksburg, and Hollow Rock
Carter County Elizabethton, Hampton, Milligan College, Roan Mountain, and Watauga
Cheatham County Ashland City, Chapmansboro, Kingston Springs, Pegram, and Pleasant View
Chester County Enville, Henderson, Jacks Creek, and Luray
Claiborne County Arthur, Clairfield, Cumberland Gap, Eagan, Harrogate, and Lone Mountain
Clay County Celina and Moss
Cocke County Bybee, Cosby, Del Rio, Hartford, Newport, and Parrottsville
Coffee County Arnold Afb, Beechgrove, Hillsboro, Manchester, Summitville, and Tullahoma
Crockett County Alamo, Bells, Crockett Mills, Friendship, Fruitvale, and Gadsden
Cumberland County Crab Orchard, Crossville, and Pleasant Hill
Davidson County Antioch, Goodlettsville, Hermitage, Joelton, Madison, and Nashville
Decatur County Bath Springs, Decaturville, Parsons, and Sugar Tree
DeKalb County Alexandria, Dowelltown, Liberty, and Smithville
Dickson County Burns, Charlotte, Cumberland Furnace, Dickson, Slayden, and Vanleer
Dyer County Bogota, Dyersburg, Finley, Lenox, Newbern, and Tigrett
Fayette County Braden, Gallaway, La Grange, Laconia, Macon, and Moscow
Fentress County Allardt, Clarkrange, Grimsley, Jamestown, and Wilder
Franklin County Belvidere, Cowan, Decherd, Estill Springs, Huntland, and Sewanee
Gibson County Bradford, Dyer, Eaton, Gibson, Humboldt, and Idlewild
Giles County Ardmore, Elkton, Goodspring, Lynnville, Minor Hill, and Prospect
Grainger County Bean Station, Blaine, Powder Springs, Rutledge, Thorn Hill, and Washburn
Greene County Afton, Chuckey, Greeneville, Midway, Mohawk, and Mosheim
Grundy County Altamont, Beersheba Springs, Coalmont, Gruetli Laager, Palmer, and Pelham
Hamblen County Lowland, Morristown, Russellville, Talbott, and Whitesburg
Hamilton County Apison, Bakewell, Birchwood, Chattanooga, Collegedale, and Harrison
Hancock County Kyles Ford and Sneedville
Hardeman County Bolivar, Grand Junction, Hickory Valley, Hornsby, Middleton, and Saulsbury
Hardin County Counce, Crump, Morris Chapel, Olivehill, Pickwick Dam, and Saltillo
Hawkins County Bulls Gap, Church Hill, Eidson, Mooresburg, Mount Carmel, and Rogersville
Haywood County Brownsville and Stanton
Henderson County Darden, Huron, Lexington, Reagan, Sardis, and Scotts Hill
Henry County Buchanan, Como, Cottage Grove, Henry, Mansfield, and Paris
Hickman County Bon Aqua, Centerville, Duck River, Lyles, Nunnelly, and Only
Houston County Erin, Stewart, and Tennessee Ridge
Humphreys County Hurricane Mills, Mc Ewen, New Johnsonville, and Waverly
Jackson County Bloomington Springs, Gainesboro, Granville, and Whitleyville
Jefferson County Dandridge, Jefferson City, New Market, Strawberry Plains, and White Pine
Johnson County Butler, Laurel Bloomery, Mountain City, Shady Valley, and Trade
Knox County Corryton, Knoxville, Mascot, and Powell
Lake County Ridgely, Tiptonville, and Wynnburg
Lauderdale County Gates, Halls, Henning, and Ripley
Lawrence County Ethridge, Five Points, Lawrenceburg, Leoma, Loretto, and Saint Joseph
Lewis County Hohenwald
Lincoln County Dellrose, Elora, Fayetteville, Flintville, Frankewing, and Kelso
Loudon County Greenback, Lenoir City, Loudon, and Philadelphia
Macon County Lafayette and Red Boiling Springs
Madison County Beech Bluff, Denmark, Jackson, Medon, Mercer, and Oakfield
Marion County Guild, Jasper, Monteagle, Sequatchie, South Pittsburg, and Whiteside
Marshall County Belfast, Chapel Hill, Cornersville, and Lewisburg
Maury County Columbia, Culleoka, Hampshire, Mount Pleasant, Santa Fe, and Spring Hill
McMinn County Athens, Calhoun, Englewood, Etowah, Niota, and Riceville
McNairy County Adamsville, Bethel Springs, Chewalla, Finger, Guys, and Michie
Meigs County Decatur, Georgetown, and Ten Mile
Monroe County Coker Creek, Madisonville, Sweetwater, Tellico Plains, and Vonore
Montgomery County Clarksville, Cunningham, Palmyra, Southside, and Woodlawn
Moore County Lynchburg
Morgan County Coalfield, Deer Lodge, Lancing, Oakdale, Oliver Springs, and Petros
Obion County Hornbeak, Obion, Rives, Samburg, South Fulton, and Troy
Overton County Allons, Allred, Alpine, Crawford, Hilham, and Livingston
Perry County Linden and Lobelville
Pickett County Byrdstown and Pall Mall
Polk County Benton, Conasauga, Copperhill, Delano, Ducktown, and Farner
Putnam County Baxter, Cookeville, Monterey, and Silver Point
Rhea County Dayton, Evensville, Grandview, Graysville, and Spring City
Roane County Harriman, Kingston, and Rockwood
Robertson County Adams, Cedar Hill, Cross Plains, Greenbrier, Orlinda, and Ridgetop
Rutherford County Christiana, Eagleville, Fosterville, La Vergne, Lascassas, and Milton
Scott County Elgin, Helenwood, Huntsville, Oneida, Robbins, and Winfield
Sequatchie County Dunlap
Sevier County Gatlinburg, Kodak, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, and Seymour
Shelby County Arlington, Brunswick, Collierville, Cordova, Eads, and Ellendale
Smith County Brush Creek, Buffalo Valley, Carthage, Chestnut Mound, Elmwood, and Gordonsville
Stewart County Big Rock, Bumpus Mills, Cumberland City, Dover, and Indian Mound
Sullivan County Blountville, Bluff City, Bristol, Kingsport, and Piney Flats
Sumner County Bethpage, Castalian Springs, Cottontown, Gallatin, Hendersonville, and Mitchellville
Tipton County Atoka, Brighton, Burlison, Covington, Drummonds, and Mason
Trousdale County Dixon Springs and Hartsville
Unicoi County Erwin, Flag Pond, and Unicoi
Union County Luttrell, Maynardville, and Sharps Chapel
Van Buren County Spencer
Warren County Campaign, Mcminnville, Morrison, Rock Island, Smartt, and Viola
Washington County Fall Branch, Johnson City, Jonesborough, Limestone, Mountain Home, and Telford
Wayne County Clifton, Collinwood, Cypress Inn, Iron City, Lutts, and Waynesboro
Weakley County Dresden, Dukedom, Gleason, Greenfield, Martin, and Palmersville
White County Doyle, Quebeck, Sparta, and Walling
Williamson County Arrington, Brentwood, College Grove, Fairview, Franklin, and Nolensville
Wilson County Gladeville, Lebanon, Mount Juliet, Norene, and Watertown
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