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Flag of Tennessee

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Use: Civil and state flag
Proportion: 3:5
Adopted: April 17, 1905; 114 years ago
Design: A blue circle with three white five-pointed stars on a rectangular field of red, with a strip of white and blue on the fly.
Designed by: Col. LeRoy Reeves
The flag of the state of Tennessee, often referred to as the Tennessee flag, is the state flag of Tennessee. It consists of an emblem on a field of red, with a strip of blue on the fly. The emblem in the middle consists of three stars on a blue circle. The central emblem portion of the flag appears in the logos of some Tennessee-based companies and sports teams. Examples include the First Tennessee Bank and the Tennessee Titans.

State of Tennessee
Flag of Tennessee State seal of Tennessee
Flag Seal
Nickname(s):
The Volunteer State
Motto(s): Agriculture and Commerce
State song(s): "Nine songs"
Map of the United States with Tennessee highlighted
Official language English
Demonym Tennessean
Capital
(and largest city)
Nashville
Largest metro Greater Nashville
Area Ranked 36th
• Total 42,143 sq mi
(109,247 km2)
• Width 120 miles (195 km)
• Length 440 miles (710 km)
• % water 2.2
• Latitude 34° 59′ N to 36° 41′ N
• Longitude 81° 39′ W to 90° 19′ W
Population Ranked 16th
• Total 6,770,010 (2018)
• Density 159.4/sq mi (61.5/km2)
Ranked 20th
• Median household income $51,340 (42nd)
Elevation
• Highest point Clingmans Dome
6,643 ft (2025 m)
• Mean 900 ft (270 m)
• Lowest point Mississippi River at Mississippi border
178 ft (54 m)
Before statehood Southwest Territory
Admitted to the Union June 1, 1796 (16th)
Governor Bill Lee (R)
Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally (R)
Legislature General Assembly
• Upper house Senate
• Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R)
Marsha Blackburn (R)
U.S. House delegation 7 Republicans
2 Democrats (list)
Time zones
• East Tennessee Eastern: UTC -5/-4
• Middle and West Central: UTC -6/-5
ISO 3166 US-TN
Abbreviations TN, Tenn.
Website www.tennessee.gov
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