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Encyclopedia > Smyrna, Tennessee

Smyrna is a town in Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. Smyrna's population was 26,614 people at the 2000 census. Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ...


Smyrna is the location of a very large manufacturing facility for the Japanese automobile manufacturer Nissan, and has been since 1982. For many years, this facility was regarded as arguably the largest and most productive of its type in the world. For the magazine called automobile, see Automobile Magazine. ... Nissan Motor Co. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Businesses

Many of the businesses in Smyrna are related to manufacturing. Nissan has attracted other companies which support their plant, such as Square D and PREMIER System Integrators. Manufacturing, a branch of industry which accounts for about one-quarter of the worlds economic activity, is the application of tools and a processing medium to the transformation of raw materials into finished goods for sale. ... Square D is an American manufacturer of equipment used to control and distribute electric power. ...


Other types of businesses are the standard smaller town types: car dealerships, drug stores, banks, discount stores, and plenty of restaurants. With the change of the liquor laws in the late 1990s, larger chain restaurants started moving in, such as O'Charley's, Ruby Tuesday, Logan's Roadhouse, and Chili's. This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ... OCharleys is a disgusting, corrupted, ghee restaurant chain in the United States, based in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Ruby Tuesday is an American casual dining restaurant chain known for its salad bar (commonly using the slogan Awesome Food, Serious Salad Bar). It was founded in 1972 by five University of Tennessee students and is now headquartered in Maryville, Tennessee. ... Logans Roadhouse is a part of the CBRL Group, and a sister chain to Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. ... Chilis Grill & Bar is a chain of over 1,000 casual dining restaurants founded by Norman E. Brinker, mostly located in the United States. ...


There are more residents in Smyrna than jobs, so many of the residents commute to nearby Nashville and Murfreesboro. Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area    - City 1362. ... Downtown Murfreesboro, Tennessee Murfreesboro is a city in Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. ...


Geography

Location of Smyrna, Tennessee

Smyrna is located at 35°58′46″N, 86°31′16″W (35.979574, -86.521108)GR1. Image File history File links TNMap-doton-Smyrna. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 59.5 km² (23.0 mi²). 59.1 km² (22.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.4 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.61%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 25,569 people, 9,608 households, and 7,061 families residing in the town. The population density was 432.4/km² (1,119.8/mi²). There were 10,016 housing units at an average density of 169.4/km² (438.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 87.23% White, 7.82% African American, 0.29% Native American, 1.21% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 1.81% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.31% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 9,608 households out of which 39.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.04. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 35.1% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $44,405, and the median income for a family was $51,550. Males had a median income of $37,130 versus $27,325 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,704. About 6.7% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.4% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Famous Residents

Chad Chaffin (born July 20, 1968 in Smyrna, Tennessee) is a rookie NASCAR NEXTEL Cup driver. ... The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States. ... Sam Davis (1845–1863) is called the Boy Hero of the Confederacy. ...

External links

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Topics

History | Tennesseans | Constitution | Governors | General Assembly | Supreme Court Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tennessee. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... The Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville has been the sight of much of the States history. ... // Roy Acuff Charlie Adams James Agee Lamar Alexander William R. Anderson Chet Atkins DeFord Bailey Howard Baker Ida Wells-Barnett Kathy Bates Kate Batts (a. ... Notes 1East was Secretary of State for Tennessee from 1862-1865, appointed by Andrew Johnson, the military governor of the state under Union occupation during the American Civil War. ... The Tennessee General Assembly is the formal name of the legislature of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... The Tennessee Supreme Court is the highest appellate court of the State of Tennessee. ...

Capital

Nashville Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area    - City 1362. ...

Grand
Divisions

East Tennessee | Middle Tennessee | West Tennessee The Grand Divisions are geographic, cultural, and legally recognized regions each compromising a third of the State of Tennessee. ... East Tennessee is a name given to approximately the eastern third of the state of Tennessee. ... Middle Tennessee is a distinct portion of the state of Tennessee, delineated according to law as well as custom. ... West Tennessee is one of the three traditional regions in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ...

Regions

Blue Ridge Mountains | Ridge-and-valley Appalachians | Cumberland Plateau | Highland Rim | Nashville Basin | Mississippi Delta This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Blue Ridge Mountains, Shining Rock Wilderness Area Appalachian Mountain system The Blue Ridge is a mountain chain in the eastern United States, part of the Appalachian Mountains, forming their eastern front from Georgia to Pennsylvania. ... The Ridge-and-valley Appalachians are a belt within the Appalachian Mountains extending from northern New Jersey westward into Pennsylvania and southward into Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. ... The Cumberland Plateau includes much of eastern Kentucky and western West Virginia in the United States. ... The Highland Rim is a geographic term for the area in Tennessee surrounding the Nashville Basin. ... The Nashville Basin is a geographic term used to describe the area surrounding Nashville, Tennessee. ... West Tennessee is one of the three traditional regions in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ...

Major
cities

Chattanooga | Clarksville | Jackson | Knoxville | Memphis | Murfreesboro | Nashville | Tri-Cities (Bristol/Johnson City/Kingsport) List of incorporated cities and towns in Tennessee, arranged in alphabetical order: * Primary county (according to U.S. Census) is listed first Category: ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Roxy in Clarksvilles historic downtown section. ... Jackson is a city located in Madison County, Tennessee. ... Nickname: The Marble City, K-Town, Big Orange Country, Knox Vegas, 865 Location within the U.S. State of Tennessee Coordinates: Cities in Tennessee Tennessee  - Mayor Bill Haslam (R) Area    - City 254. ... For other uses, see Memphis (disambiguation). ... Downtown Murfreesboro, Tennessee Murfreesboro is a city in Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States. ... Nickname: Music City Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area    - City 1362. ... In Tennessee, the name Tri-Cities refers to the region surrounding the cities of Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol. ... Nickname: The Birthplace of Country Music Motto: A Good Place To Live Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee County Sullivan Mayor Jim Messimer Area    - City 76. ... Johnson City is a city in Washington County, Tennessee; however a small part of the city is located within Sullivan County, Tennessee, to the northeast and Carter County, Tennessee, to the southeast. ... Kingsport is a city located in Sullivan County, Tennessee. ...

Counties

Anderson | Bedford | Benton | Bledsoe | Blount | Bradley | Campbell | Cannon | Carroll | Carter | Cheatham | Chester | Claiborne | Clay | Cocke | Coffee | Crockett | Cumberland | Davidson | Decatur | DeKalb | Dickson | Dyer | Fayette | Fentress | Franklin | Gibson | Giles | Grainger | Greene | Grundy | Hamblen | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardeman | Hardin | Hawkins | Haywood | Henderson | Henry | Hickman | Houston | Humphreys | Jackson | Jefferson | Johnson | Knox | Lake | Lauderdale | Lawrence | Lewis | Lincoln | Loudon | Macon | Madison | Marion | Marshall | Maury | McMinn | McNairy | Meigs | Monroe | Montgomery | Moore | Morgan | Obion | Overton | Perry | Pickett | Polk | Putnam | Rhea | Roane | Robertson | Rutherford | Scott | Sequatchie | Sevier | Shelby | Smith | Stewart | Sullivan | Sumner | Tipton | Trousdale | Unicoi | Union | Van Buren | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Weakley | White | Williamson | Wilson List of Tennessee counties: Anderson County Bedford County Benton County Bledsoe County Blount County Bradley County Campbell County Cannon County Carroll County Carter County Cheatham County Chester County Clairborne County Clay County Cocke County Coffee County Crockett County Cumberland County Davidson County Decatur County DeKalb County Dickson County Dyer County... Anderson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Bedford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Benton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Bledsoe County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Blount County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Bradley County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Cannon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Carter County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Cheatham County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Chester County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Shanes (born 1968) is a male Norwegian wikipedian living in Oslo. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Cocke County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Coffee County is a county located in south-central portion of the state of Tennessee. ... Crockett County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Davidson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Decatur County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... DeKalb County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Dickson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Dyer County is a county located in the westmost part of the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Fayette County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Fentress County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Gibson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Giles County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Grainger County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Grundy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hamblen County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hamilton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hardeman County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hardin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Hawkins County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Haywood County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Henderson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Hickman County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Houston County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Humphreys County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Johnson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Knox County is a U.S. county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lauderdale County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Loudon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Macon County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Marshall County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Maury County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... McMinn County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... McNairy County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Meigs County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Moore County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Morgan County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Obion County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Overton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Pickett County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Tennessee, USA. As of 2000, the population is 62,315. ... Rhea County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Roane County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Robertson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Rutherford County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sequatchie County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sevier County (pronounced severe) is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and is named for John Sevier. ... Shelby County is a county in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Smith County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Stewart County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Sumner County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Tipton County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Trousdale County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Location in the state of Tennessee Formed 1875 Seat Erwin Area  - Total  - Water 483 km² (186 mi²) 1 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Van Buren County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Weakley County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... White County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... Williamson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ... Wilson County is a county located in the state of Tennessee. ...


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