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Tennessee Famous

People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.

K

  • Margaret Keane artist
  • Estes Kefauver politician
  • David Keith actor
  • Frank B. Kelso II admiral u s navy
  • Jack L. Key author, nuclear medicine specialist
  • Johnny Knoxville actor
L
  • Jerry Lawler wrestler, commentator
  • Phil Leadbetter musician
  • Arthur Lee musician
  • Sondra Locke actress
  • Andrew Nelson Lytle poet, author, dramatist
M
  • David "Uncle Dave" Macon singer, songwriter, musician
  • Sterling Marlin auto racer
  • Wink Martindale television game show host
  • Tim McCarver baseball player, television broadcaster
  • Walter "Brownie" McGhee singer, musician
  • Granville "Stick" McGhee musician
  • Raleigh McKenzie football player
  • Reggie McKenzie football player
  • Jon Meacham editor, author
  • Ken Mellons singer
  • Ashley Monroe singer
  • Grace Moore opera singer
  • Craig Morgan singer
  • Mary Noailles Murfree author
N
  • Elise Neal actress
  • Lindsey Nelson sportscaster
  • Robert Reese Neyland football coach, u.s. army brigadier general (born in TX)
  • Alfred O. P. Nicholson politician
O - P
  • Oconostota war chief cherokee nation
  • Michael Oher football player
  • Park Overall actress
  • John Palmer television journalist
  • Hermes Pan dancer, choreographer
  • Cindy Parlow olympic medalist, soccer player
  • Chris Parnell actor
  • Hope Partlow singer
  • Dolly Parton singer, songwriter, actress
  • Willadeene Parton author, poet
  • Minnie Pearl comedian
  • Chad Pennington football player
  • Carl Perkins singer, songwriter
  • James Polk former u.s. president (born in NC)
  • Annie Potts actress
  • Elvis Presley singer, musician, actor
  • Lisa Marie Presley singer, songwriter
R
  • John Crowe Ransom poet
  • Sam Rayburn politician
  • Opie Percival Read author
  • Brad Renfro actor
  • Theodore "Ted" Rhodes golfer
  • Grantland Rice sportswriter
  • Oscar "The Big O" Robertson basketball player
  • Carl Rowan journalist, author
  • Wilma Rudolph olympic medalist

S

  • William Sanderson actor
  • Margaret Rhea Seddon astronaut, physician
  • John Seigenthaler, Jr. television news anchor
  • John Seigenthaler, Sr. journalist
  • Sequoyah cherokee indian, inventor
  • Samuel Shaver artist
  • Cybill Shepherd actress
  • William Shepherd astronaut
  • John Ned "Johnny" Shines singer, musician
  • Dinah Shore actress, singer
  • Benjamin "Pap" Singleton civil rights leader
  • Nancy Sloan actress
  • Bessie Smith singer
  • Carl Smith singer
  • Frederick "Fred" Wallace Smith founder FedEx
  • Bobby Sowell musician, composer
  • Carl Stiner u.s. army four-star general
  • John Marshall Stone politician
  • Thomas Sigismund Stribling pulitizer prize winner
  • Patricia "Pat" Summitt basketball coach
  • Frank Sutton actor
  • Lynn Swann football player
T
  • Roscoe Tanner tennis player
  • Quentin Tarantino actor, film director, screenwriter
  • Peter Matthew Hillsman Taylor author
  • John Marks Templeton mutual fund pioneer, philanthropist
  • Jake Thomas actor
  • Justin Timberlake singer, songwriter, actor
  • Thomas "Bubba" Trammell baseball player
  • Tina Turner singer, songwriter, dancer
U - Z
  • Dawn Upshaw soprano
  • Lark Voorhies actress
  • Barbara Walker miss america
  • William Walker soldier
  • Nancy Ward last beloved woman of the cherokees
  • Taylor Ware singer
  • John David Weathers baseball player
  • Kitty Wells singer, songwriter
  • Reggie White football player
  • John S. Wilder politician
  • Hayley Williams singer (born in MS)
  • Daryl Mark Williams "Mark Wills" singer, songwriter
  • Darryl Worley singer
  • Alvin York US army world war I hero
  • Felix Zollicoffer politician, confederate brigadier general

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Tennessee Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Oak Ridge Anderson 865
Shelbyville Bedford 931
Camden Benton 731
Pikeville Bledsoe 423
Maryville Blount 865
Cleveland Bradley 423
La Follette Campbell 423
Woodbury Cannon 615
McKenzie Carroll 731
Elizabethton Carter 423
Ashland City Cheatham 615
Henderson Chester 731
Tazewell Claiborne 423
Celina Clay 931
Newport Cocke 423
Manchester Coffee 931
Bells Crockett 731
Crossville Cumberland 931
Nashville Davidson 615
Parsons Decatur 731
Smithville DeKalb 615
Dickson Dickson 615
Dyersburg Dyer 731
Somerville Fayette 901
Jamestown Fentress 931
Winchester Franklin 931
Humboldt Gibson 731
Pulaski Giles 931
Rutledge Grainger 865
Greeneville Greene 423
Tracy City Grundy 931
Morristown Hamblen 423
Chattanooga Hamilton 423
Sneedville Hancock 423
Bolivar Hardeman 731
Savannah Hardin 731
Rogersville Hawkins 423
Brownsville Haywood 731
Lexington Henderson 731
Paris Henry 731
Centerville Hickman 931
Erin Houston 931
Waverly Humphreys 931
Gainesboro Jackson 931
Dandridge Jefferson 865
Mountain City Johnson 423
Knoxville Knox 865
Tiptonville Lake 731
Ripley Lauderdale 731
Lawrenceburg Lawrence 931
Hohenwald Lewis 931
Fayetteville Lincoln 931
Lenoir City Loudon 865
Lafayette Macon 615
Jackson Madison 731
Whitwell Marion 423
Lewisburg Marshall 931
Columbia Maury 931
Athens McMinn 423
Selmer McNairy 731
Decatur Meigs 423
Madisonville Monroe 423
Clarksville Montgomery 931
Lynchburg Moore 931
Wartburg Morgan 423
Union City Obion 731
Livingston Overton 931
Linden Perry 931
Byrdstown Pickett 931
Benton Polk 423
Cookeville Putnam 931
Dayton Rhea 423
Harriman Roane 865
Springfield Robertson 615
Murfreesboro Rutherford 615
Oneida Scott 423
Dunlap Sequatchie 423
Sevierville Sevier 865
Memphis Shelby 901
Carthage Smith 615
Dover Stewart 931
Kingsport Sullivan 423
Hendersonville Sumner 615
Covington Tipton 901
Hartsville Trousdale 615
Erwin Unicoi 423
Maynardville Union 865
Spencer Van Buren 931
McMinnville Warren 931
Johnson City Washington 423
Waynesboro Wayne 931
Martin Weakley 731
Sparta White 931
Franklin Williamson 615
Lebanon Wilson 615
This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.