10 Awesome Facts About Tennessee

October 17th, 2017 by

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10 Awesome Facts About Tennessee

Tennessee isn’t all about Nashville and Elvis, you know.

This great state has its secrets and little-known facts, so we thought we’d dig some up for our Tennessee readers. We think you’ll get quite the kick out of them.

  1. Reelfoot Lake- One of Tennessee’s more well-known bodies of water was actually created by a series of earthquakes. You might know them as New Madrid quakes.
  2. Iroquois- The famous racehorse was bred at Belle Meade Plantation right here in Tennessee.
  3. Horses (again)- Shelby County has more of these majestic beasts per capita than any other place in the United States.
  4. Water- The state has approximately 926 square miles of it. In case you didn’t know, that’s quite a bit.
  5. Country music- No, it wasn’t born in Nashville. The famous genre got its start in the tiny town of Bristol.
  6. Bristol- Speaking of Bristol, this town is home to the biggest guitar in the world.
  7. Nashville- Yeah, you knew we’d get to this city at some point. The most popular city in the state was founded on Christmas Eve in 1779.
  8. Kingston- This was the capital of Tennessee — for one day, on September 21st, 1807. Weird.
  9. Murfreesboro- This city is geographically RIGHT in the middle of Tennessee.
  10. The Tennessee Aquarium- It’s the largest facility for holding freshwater animals. It holds 7,000 total, and 300 different species.

Are there any more you’d like to add to the list?

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