2017 Tennessee Code
Title 66 - Property
Chapter 6 - Tennessee Coordinate System
§ 66-6-101. Designation of geodetic survey system -- Tennessee Coordinate System of 1983 -- Use of Tennessee Coordinate System of 1927 limited.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 66-6-101 (2017)
  • (a) The system of plane coordinates, known as the North American Datum of 1983, which has been established by the national ocean survey/national geodetic survey, formerly the United States coast and geodetic survey, for defining and stating the geographic positions or locations of points on the surface of the earth within this state is hereafter to be known and designated as the "Tennessee Coordinate System of 1983."
  • (b) The system of plane coordinates which was established in 1927 by the United States coast and geodetic survey for defining and stating the positions or locations of points on the surface of the earth within this state is hereafter to be known and designated as the "Tennessee Coordinate System of 1927."
  • (c) For the purpose of the use of either system, the state has one (1) zone as defined by the national ocean survey.
  • (d) After December 31, 1992, the Tennessee Coordinate System of 1983 shall be the sole system recognized and utilized in Tennessee for the purposes of this chapter. Any computer software designed prior to such date may continue to use the Tennessee Coordinate System of 1927 in its applications relative to redistricting.
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