List of largest cities and towns in Tennessee by population

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This is a list of the 31 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 2014 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 656,861 Shelby 35°08′56″N 90°02′56″W / 35.149°N 90.049°W / 35.149; -90.049
2 Nashville 644,014[3] Davidson 36°09′58″N 86°47′02″W / 36.166°N 86.784°W / 36.166; -86.784
3 Knoxville 184,525 Knox 35°57′40″N 83°55′16″W / 35.961°N 83.921°W / 35.961; -83.921
4 Chattanooga 173,778 Hamilton 35°02′31″N 85°18′32″W / 35.042°N 85.309°W / 35.042; -85.309
5 Clarksville 146,806 Montgomery
6 Murfreesboro 120,954 Rutherford
7 Franklin 70,612 Williamson
8 Jackson 67,319 Madison
9 Johnson City 65,813 Washington, Carter, Sullivan
10 Bartlett 58,264 Shelby
11 Hendersonville 55,153 Sumner
12 Kingsport 53,028 Hawkins, Sullivan, Washington
13 Collierville 48,655 Shelby
14 Smyrna 45,274 Rutherford
15 Cleveland 43,182 Bradley
16 Brentwood 40,982 Williamson
17 Germantown 39,267 Shelby
18 Columbia 36,071 Maury
19 La Vergne 34,274 Rutherford
20 Spring Hill 34,269 Maury, Williamson
21 Gallatin 33,347 Sumner
22 Cookeville 31,335 Putnam
23 Lebanon 29,467 Wilson
24 Mount Juliet 29,387 Wilson
25 Morristown 29,304 Hamblen, Jefferson
26 Oak Ridge 29,303 Anderson, Roane
27 Maryville 28,329 Blount
28 Bristol 26,729 Sullivan
29 Farragut 21,687 Knox, Loudon
30 East Ridge 21,317 Hamilton
31 Shelbyville 21,037 Bedford


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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