- Tennessee has the biggest fresh water aquarium in the world.
- The world's first atomic bomb was built in Tennessee.
- Mountain Dew, miniature golf, touch screen monitor, MoonPie, Kyrstal Hamburger were invented in Tennessee.
- State Flower: Iris
- State Gem: Tennessee River Pearl
- State Butterfly: Zebra Swallowtail Butterfly
- State Tree: Tulip Poplar