- Admitted to statehood: June 1, 1796
- Origin of name: Tanasi was the name of some Cherokee villages on
the Little Tennessee River
- Capital: Nashville
- Nickname: "The Volunteer State"
- Motto: "Tennessee - America at Its Best"
- Bird: Mockingbird
- Flower: Iris
- Song: "When It's Iris Time in Tennessee"
- Stone: Agate
- Tree: Tulip Poplar
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