People interested in detailed maps of Tennessee can buy them at bookstores or order ones through the Tennessee Department of Transportation or Department of Tourist development. The maps will include information, such as roads, city location and state attractions.
Tennessee became the 16th U.S. state on June 1, 1796. Its capital is Nashville, which is located in the north-central region of the state. Other large cities include Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga. Tennessee is known for being the home of country, blues and Appalachian music, which attracts visitors to the state. Detailed maps of Tennessee will also show major geographic regions; for example, the Great Smoky Mountains that form its border with North Carolina and the Mississippi River, which forms its western border.