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Distinction: Tennessee thinks it's three separate states: East Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, and West Tennessee. They are represented by the three stars on the state flag.
Geographic Oddity: The geography of Tennessee divides it naturally into three distinct regions: East Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, and West Tennessee.
of East Tennessee: Davy Crockett ~ king of the wild frontier
of Middle Tennessee: Kitty Wells ~ first chart-topping female country singer
of West Tennessee: Cybill Shepherd ~ a Christian Pagan Buddhist who dated Elvis Presley
in East Tennessee: Knoxville's Sunsphere
in Middle Tennessee: Nashville's Batman Building
in West Tennessee: Memphis' Pyramid
Favorite City Names:
Soddy-Daisy, East Tennessee ¤
Littlelot, Middle Tennessee ¤
Nankipoo, West Tennessee
Something you might hear a Tennessean volunteer:
"I'm from East Tennessee."-or-
"I'm from Middle Tennessee."-or-
"I'm from West Tennessee."
Little Known Factoid: Did I mention . . .