The Tennessee State Capitol, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is the seat of government for the U.S. state of Tennessee, serving as home of the Tennessee General Assembly and the location of the governor’s office.
|• Mayor||John Cooper (D)|
|• Vice Mayor||Jim Shulman|
|• Consolidated||525.94 sq mi (1,362.2 km2)|
Nashville quickly grew because of its prime location, accessibility as a river port, and its later status as a major railroad center. In 1806, Nashville was incorporated as a city and became the county seat of Davidson County, Tennessee. In 1843, the city was named the permanent capital of the state of Tennessee.
On February 6th, 1796 the constitutional convention declared Knoxville as the capital. However, in 1812 through to 1816 Nashville was back as the capital.
U.S. Capitol & U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The public entrance to the U.S. Capitol is through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. The U.S. Capitol is open to the public for tours Monday – Saturday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. It is closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and Inauguration Day.
Arkansas State Capitol | Little Rock.
Wyoming State Capitol
Wyoming State Capitol Building. The cornerstone of the Wyoming State Capitol was laid in Cheyenne on May 18, 1887.
Did you know six Tennessee cities have served as our state capital since the state’s founding in 1796? And, two cities have hosted our capital more than once.
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Knoxville is a city in and the county seat of Knox County in the U.S. state of Tennessee. As of the 2020 United States census, Knoxville’s population was 190,740, making it the largest city in the East Tennessee Grand Division and the state’s third largest city after Nashville and Memphis.
Knoxville was referred to as a “scruffy little city,” in 1980 by the Wall Street Journal in reference to its bid to host the World’s Fair. Since then, Knoxville planted thousands of trees and invested in its rich history – all while embracing the name.
1a : a building in which a state legislative body meets the dome of the state capitol. b : a group of buildings in which the functions of state government are carried out.
But state capitols, just like the states themselves, are unique and none is an exact replica of the federal building, nor should it be. The unique nature of capitols is what makes them iconic symbols to their citizens rather than cookie-cutter copies of the famous dome in Washington, D.C.
|Oklahoma State Capitol|
|Location||22nd St. and Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma|
|Coordinates||35°29′32″N 97°30′11″WCoordinates: 35°29′32″N 97°30′11″W|
North Carolina State Capitol
North Carolina State Capitol– Raleigh: A Capital City: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary. North Carolina’s State Capitol is one of the Nation’s most intact examples of a Greek Revival public building.
Buildings across Nashville to light up red for women’s heart disease. Nearly 40 buildings around Nashville will be lit red Friday night as part of an annual initiative to raise awareness of the threat of heart disease in women.
The Volunteer State
|Washington State Capitol Historic District|
|Location||416 Sid Snyder Avenue SW, Olympia, Washington 98504|
|Coordinates||47°02′09″N 122°54′17″WCoordinates: 47°02′09″N 122°54′17″W|
|Area||230,400 ft2 (21,404 m2)|
|Built||1922 to 1928|
|• Land||66,544 sq mi (172,587 km2)|
|• Water||4,757 sq mi (12,237 km2) 6.6%|
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