List of largest cities and towns in Tennessee by population

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This is a list of the 32 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 2015 estimates.[1] Note: These are the actual incorporated areas of the listed cities and towns, 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 655,780 Shelby 35°08′56″N 90°02′56″W / 35.149°N 90.049°W / 35.149; -90.049
2 Nashville 654,610[3] Davidson 36°09′58″N 86°47′02″W / 36.166°N 86.784°W / 36.166; -86.784
3 Knoxville 185,291 Knox 35°57′40″N 83°55′16″W / 35.961°N 83.921°W / 35.961; -83.921
4 Chattanooga 176,588 Hamilton 35°02′31″N 85°18′32″W / 35.042°N 85.309°W / 35.042; -85.309
5 Clarksville 149,176 Montgomery
6 Murfreesboro 126,118 Rutherford
7 Franklin 72,639 Williamson
8 Jackson 66,975 Madison
9 Johnson City 66,027 Washington, Carter, Sullivan
10 Bartlett 58,579 Shelby
11 Hendersonville 56,018 Sumner
12 Kingsport 53,014 Hawkins, Sullivan, Washington
13 Collierville 48,863 Shelby
14 Smyrna 46,607 Rutherford
15 Cleveland 43,898 Bradley
16 Brentwood 41,763 Williamson
17 Germantown 39,240 Shelby
18 Columbia 36,800 Maury
19 Spring Hill 36,055 Maury, Williamson
20 La Vergne 34,794 Rutherford
21 Gallatin 34,334 Sumner
22 Cookeville 32,113 Putnam
23 Mount Juliet 31,540 Wilson
24 Lebanon 30,262 Wilson
25 Morristown 29,478 Hamblen, Jefferson
26 Oak Ridge 29,302 Anderson, Roane
27 Maryville 28,464 Blount
28 Bristol 26,729 Sullivan
29 Farragut 21,919 Knox, Loudon
30 Shelbyville 21,317 Bedford
31 East Ridge 21,260 Hamilton
32 Tullahoma 19,128 Coffee, Franklin


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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 2015 population estimate from the factfinder2 website for the city of Nashville