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ID: 7007825
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Tennessee (state)  Tennessee (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 30 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.5000  decimal degrees
Long: 085 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -85.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Inhabited by Mound Builders; later was home to Cherokee, Chickasaw, Shawnee and Creek tribes; visited by Spanish & French 16th-17th cen.; Virginians & North Carolinians settled here 18th cen.; joined Confederacy in 1861, site of bloody battles in Civil War.

Names:
Tennessee (preferred,C,V)
TN (C,V,USPS)
Tinnase (H,V)  ............ original spelling of name, taken from name of Cherokee town

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Tennessee (state)  ............  Tennessee (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, B)  ............  since June 1, 1796
first level subdivision (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Nashville-Davidson .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, United States, Tennessee, Davidson county) [7013959]

Sources and Contributors:
Tennessee..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 2:921-922
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:349 ff.
....................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
....................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
....................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000342
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Tinnase..........  [VP]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 921-922
TN..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 921-922; 2:921-922
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 349 ff.; 29:349 ff.
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) Plate 102
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000342
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1257
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988)

 

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