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Tennessee Overview

Population 6.3 million
Capital Nashville
Largest Cities Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Clarksville
Topography Lakes, forests, mountains
Climate Cold winters and hot summers
Time Zone Mostly Central Time/GMT -6
Lifestyles Arts and entertainment, boating, history, professional sports, university
Important Annual Events May: Memphis in May International Festival. June: CMA Music Festival, Nashville.
Popular Real Estate Locations Memphis, Nashville

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Tennessee is located east of the Mississippi River, on the western side of the Appalachian Mountains. The state’s major industries are agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing. Tennessee has an impressive history as a center for musical developments, including the rise of rock-and-roll, blues, and country music. It is also the site of several top universities.

Memphis is located on the Mississippi River in southwestern Tennessee. It has a strong musical heritage that continues today and includes blues, jazz, rock, and soul music. Memphis is also the site of several colleges and universities, an international powerboat race, and an annual barbecue cooking contest.

Nashville is the center of the American country music industry and is home to several famous country music artists. It is also the capital of Tennessee and has many historic sites in and around the city. Nashville is also a university city and a great location for professional sports.

Tennessee real estate includes mountain houses, lakefront homes, urban condominiums, and suburban single-family homes. Private communities, historic homes, new construction, and golf communities are also popular.

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