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Tennessee Forestry Facts

Total Land Area (ac):
26.9 million

Forest Land Area (ac):
13.9 million

Timberland Area (ac):
13.4 million

Private Ownership (%):
87% of timberland

FIA 2013 Survey

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Tennessee Economic Impact Reports*

The forests of Tennessee are as diverse as they are expansive. The unique shape of the State stretches across multiple regions of changing topography, geology, and ecology – each having significant influence on the type and breadth of the forest resource.

- Tennessee's Forests, 2009

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* As of 2015, no standard methodology exists for producing economic impact or economic contribution reports. Please exercise caution when viewing and comparing reports as each may vary significantly in terms of source data and analysis and reporting methodology.