Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Geographic Center of Tennessee
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 166.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Places • Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #11 James K. Polk, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
Location. 35° 51.251′ N, 86° 21.98′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of Greenland Drive and Lascassas Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Greenland Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James M. Buchanan (approx. half a mile away); Chris Young (approx. 0.6 miles away); Middle Tennessee State Teachers College Training School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Confederate Circle at Evergreen (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rutherford Hospital / Middle Tennessee Medical Center (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Civil War (approx. one mile away); Wetland Plants and Animals (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 14,390 times since then and 319 times this year. Last updated on April 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. 5. submitted on February 2, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.