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TENNESSEE:  Tennessee won its nickname as The Volunteer State during the War of 1812 when volunteer soldiers from Tennessee displayed marked valor in the Battle of New Orleans.

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Nursing News in Tennessee

According to Tennessee ranks number 45 among all 50 states in nursing salary. The average RN salary $60,050 and average hourly is $28.87. The number of RNs in Tennessee, as of 2019, is 59,350. (stats from

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Careers & Jobs in Tennessee Top 25 Travel Destinations
Tennessee Cities – Favorite Locations
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Discussions in Tennessee
Nursing License Renewal Sports
State List of Schools & Hospitals Fun Facts

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Medical Jobs in Tennessee

PCT or CNA Social Workers Nursing Informatics Nurse Manager
LPNs Case Managers Nurse Practitioners Nurse Director
Nurse Techs Utilization Management Nurse Anesthetists Chief Nursing Officer
RNs Information Technology Doctorate Nurse  

Most Popular Jobs in Tennessee

Retail Salespeople Waiters & Waitresses Tractor-trailer (truck) drivers Bookkeeping, Accounting, Auditing
Cashiers Janitors Secretaries Combined Food & Service Workers
Office Clerks Material Movers Elementary School Teachers  
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers Customer Service Reps General Managers  

Tennessee Cities – Favorite Locations & Resources – Google Maps

If you are looking to relocate or move, travel nurse to, get a new job in/near, or just travel/vacation, you will find the following Tennessee City Links helpful in your planning.

Nashville, TN Clarksville, TN Johnson City, TN Collierville, TN
Memphis, TN Murfreesboro, TN Bartlett, TN Smyrna, TN
Knoxville, TN Franklin, TN Hendersonville, TN Cleveland, TN
Chattanooga, TN Jackson, TN Kingsport, TN  

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Vacation Hot Spots, State and National Parks in Tennessee

Top rated destinations, locations, vacation hot spots, state and national parks in the state of Tennessee

State Parks in Tennessee

Top rated State Parks in Tennessee – Google Maps

National Parks in Tennessee

Top rated National Parks in Tennessee – Google Maps

Vacation Hot Spots in Tennessee

Top rated Vacation Hot Spots in Tennessee – Google Maps

Top Winter Parks in Tennessee

Top Beaches in Tennessee – Google Maps

Tennessee State Facts

Tennessee was admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796 as the 16th state. It was the first state created from territory under the jurisdiction of the United States federal government. Apart from the former Thirteen Colonies only Vermont and Kentucky predate Tennessee’s statehood, and neither was ever a federal territory.

State of Tennessee’ government website

Tennessee symbols


The three stars on the flag represent the three different land forms in Tennessee. Mountains in the east, highlands in the middle and lowlands in the west.


Tennessee established the mockingbird as their state bird, also has an official game bird, the bobwhite quail.

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Top 10 Travel Destinations in Tennessee

  1. Nashville
  2. Memphis
  3. Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  4. Knoxville
  5. Chattanooga
  6. Gatlinburg
  7. Franklin
  8. Clarksville
  9. Jackson
  10. Bristol

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Tennessee Sports

(Additional information can be obtained at Tennessee – Wikipedia)

·         Tennessee Titans American football National Football League
·         Memphis Grizzlies Basketball National Basketball Association
·         Nashville Predators Ice hockey National Hockey League
·         Nashville MLS team Soccer Major League Soccer
·         Memphis Redbirds Baseball Pacific Coast League (Triple-A)
·         Nashville Sounds Baseball Pacific Coast League (Triple-A)
·         Chattanooga Lookouts Baseball Southern League (Double-A)
·         Jackson Generals Baseball Southern League (Double-A)
·         Tennessee Smokies Baseball Southern League (Double-A)
·         Elizabethton Twins Baseball Appalachian League (Rookie)
·         Greeneville Reds Baseball Appalachian League (Rookie)

Tennessee fun facts

The city of Kingston served as Tennessee’s state capital for one day (September 21, 1807) as a result of treaties negotiated with the Cherokee Indians. The two-hour legislative session passed two resolutions and adjourned back to Knoxville.

  1. Coca-Cola was first bottle in 1899 at a plant on Patten Parkway in downtown Chattanooga after two local attorneys purchased the bottling rights to the drink for $l.00.
  2. Dolly Parton is a native of Sevierville. A major highway, the Dolly Parton Parkway, takes visitors traveling to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
  3. The name “Tennessee” originated from the old Yuchi Indian word, “Tana-see,” meaning “The Meeting Place.”
  4. The Ocoee River in southeastern Tennessee is rated among the top white water recreational rivers in the nation and was the site for the Olympic white water canoe/kayak competition in the 1996 Olympics.
  5. The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis is at the Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was slain in 1968. The museum preserves the motel and tells the history of the American Civil Rights Movement.

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  1. David Waterhouse 4 years ago

    I really like all of the information about each state including helpful nursing information

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