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Tennessee Profile

Called the "Volunteer State," Tennessee became the 16th state of the Union in 1796. It was the first territory admitted as a state under the federal Constitution. Before statehood, it was known as the Territory South of the River Ohio. The name Tennessee is derived from the name of a Cherokee village, Tanasi. Today, the capital, Nashville, is known as a center for country music. Memphis, the largest city in the state, is the place where Elvis Presley first began his legendary musical career. The state flower is the iris. ...Read more here: Tennessee - The Volunteer State

Capital City:
Nashville
Nickname:
Volunteer State
Motto:
Agriculture and Commerce
Statehood:
June 1, 1796 (16th)
Origin of State's Name:
Named after Cherokee Indian villages called "Tanasi"
Largest Cities:
Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville,Chattanooga, Clarksville
Border States:
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia
Land Area:
41,220 sq. mi., 34th largest
State Bird:
Mockingbird
State Flower:
Iris (iridaceae)
State Tree:
Tulip poplar (liriodendron tulipifera)
State Songs:
The Tennessee Waltz Tennessee, My Home and Tennessee When It's Iris Time in Tennessee My Tennessee Rocky Top

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Tennessee Schools

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Elementary Schools

Oak Elementary School
(901) 373-2646
3573 Oak Rd
Bartlett, TN 38134
Sweetwater Elementary School
(423) 337-7062
Broad Street
Sweetwater, TN 37874

Middle Schools

Rucker Stewart Middle School
(615) 452-1734
350 Hancock St
Gallatin, TN 37066
Donelson Middle School
(615) 884-4080
110 Stewarts Ferry Pk
Nashville, TN 37214

High Schools

Hume Fogg Magnet High School
(615) 742-6300
700 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203
Kirby High School
(901) 369-1960
4080 Kirby Pw
Memphis, TN 38115

Sex Offender Information for Tennessee

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Tennessee, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.ticic.state.tn.us/sorinternet/sosearch.aspx. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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