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Tennessee Topographical Map

On a topographical map, sometimes called a topo map, contour lines are often used to join points of equal elevation above sea level and color gradations may depict elevation ranges between the contour lines.  Topographical maps are often used to determine areas and routes where the terrain is fairly level or where steep slopes exist.  This page includes both static and interactive topographical maps of Tennessee.

Static Tennessee Topo Map

This section features a topographical map of Tennessee as well as a map legend that specifies elevation ranges and indicates their corresponding map colors. 

Tennessee topo map


Map Legend

elevation legend
boundaries, rivers, and lakes legend

Tennessee Topographical Features

Tennessee's highest mountain is Clingmans Dome, whose peak is 6,643 feet above sea level.  Tennessee's lowest elevation is 182 feet above sea level, at an unnamed Shelby County site.  Tennessee's land forms include the Mississippi River valley and a coastal plain in the west, the Cumberland Plateau in the center, and the Smoky Mountain foothills in the east.  Major rivers in Tennessee include the Tennessee, Cumberland, and Mississippi.

Interactive Tennessee Topo Map

This section features a topographical map that can be zoomed and panned to show the entire State of Tennessee or a small portion of the state.  To zoom in or out on the map, use the plus (+) button or the minus (-) button, respectively.  To pan the map in any direction, simply swipe it or drag it in that direction.  At high zoom levels, the contour lines on this Tennessee map can help outdoorsmen, land developers, and others to plan their routes and activities more efficiently. 

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Tennessee Topo Map