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Tennessee Quick Facts
- State Nickname: The Volunteer State
- State Animal: Raccoon
- State Capital: Nashville
- State Drink: Milk
- State Gem: Tennessee River Pearl
- State Horse: Tennessee Walking Horse
Other Tennessee Facts
There are more horses per capita in Shelby County than any other county in the United States.
Conifer forests similar to those in Canada can be found at the higher elevations of the Smoky Mountains.
The largest earthquake in American history took place in Tennessee.
Gran Ole Opry
The Grand Ole Opry is the longest continuously running live radio program in the world.
Bristol is known as the birthplace of country music.
Great Smoky Mountains
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the United States.
Tennessee By the Numbers
Number of animals in the Tennessee Aquarium.
Number of documented caves in Tennessee.
11,127,786: Number of visitors at the 1982 World Fair
Population of Tennessee when it became a state.
Number of states that border Tennessee