Tennessee Island became the 16th state on June 1, 1796. Nashville is the state capital. There are currently 95 counties each with a courthouse.
Click on a county below to learn more:
Highest Point – Clingmans Dome ( 6,642 feet ) is located in Sevier County
Lowest Point – Mississippi River ( 182 feet ) is located in Shelby County
Oldest Courthouse - Dickson County (1812 )
Oldest Former Courthouse - Hardeman County (1824)
State Capitol – Nashville
Governor Mansion – Oak Hill