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West Tennessee is one of the three Grand Divisions of the U.S. state of Tennessee that roughly comprises the western quarter of the state.


Memphis is the most populous city in West Tennessee and the second most populous city in the state of Tennessee. It is located on the Mississippi River and is known for its music and cultural heritage. It is home to several universities, museums, and parks, making it an attractive destination for tourists.

The National Park Service operates Shiloh National Military Park, and Fort Donelson National Battlefield in West Tennessee.

Major attractions include Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley, Beale Street, Sun Studio, the National Civil Rights Museum, the Memphis Zoo, and the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, all in Memphis; the Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum in Jackson, the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center/Tina Turner Museum in Brownsville, and Discovery Park of America in Union City.

West  Tennessee

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