List of largest cities and towns in Tennessee by population

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This is a list of the 27 largest incorporated cities and towns in the U.S. State of Tennessee ranked by population, based on the reported results of the United States Census 2012 estimates.[1] Note: These are the actual incorporated areas of the listed cities, as opposed to metropolitan areas, urban areas, or counties, and will therefore differ from other available population listings.

Rank City Population County(ies) Coordinates[2]
1 Memphis 655,155 Shelby 35°08′56″N 90°02′56″W / 35.149°N 90.049°W / 35.149; -90.049
2 Nashville 624,496 [3] Davidson 36°09′58″N 86°47′02″W / 36.166°N 86.784°W / 36.166; -86.784
3 Knoxville 182,200 Knox 35°57′40″N 83°55′16″W / 35.961°N 83.921°W / 35.961; -83.921
4 Chattanooga 171,279 Hamilton 35°02′31″N 85°18′32″W / 35.042°N 85.309°W / 35.042; -85.309
5 Clarksville 142,519 Montgomery
6 Murfreesboro 114,038 Rutherford
7 Jackson 67,265 Madison
8 Franklin 66,280 Williamson
9 Johnson City 64,528 Washington,Carter, Sullivan
10 Bartlett 55,945 Shelby
11 Hendersonville 53,080 Sumner
12 Kingsport 51,501 Hawkins, Sullivan, Washington
13 Collierville 46,462 Shelby
14 Cleveland 42,386 Bradley
15 Smyrna 41,705 Rutherford
16 Germantown 39,446 Shelby
17 Brentwood 39,012 Williamson
18 Columbia 34,901 Maury
19 La Vergne 33,777 Rutherford
20 Gallatin 31,603 Sumner
21 Spring Hill 31,140 Maury, Williamson
22 Cookeville 31,010 Putnam
23 Oak Ridge 29,320 Anderson, Roane
24 Morristown 29,269 Hamblen
25 Maryville 27,914 Blount
26 Lebanon 27,710 Wilson
27 Mount Juliet 26,870 Wilson

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References[edit]

  1. ^ US Census Data
  2. ^ "Geographic Names Information System". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ note: population listed before was for Davidson County not for Nashville-Davidson (balance), Tennessee which does not include the other cities in the county this is the official 2012 population estimate from the factfinder2 website for the city of Nashville