The plane coordinate values for a point on the earth’s surface, used to express the geographic position or location of such point, shall consist of two (2) distances expressed in United States survey feet and decimals of a foot when using the Tennessee Coordinate System of 1927, expressed in either United States survey feet and decimals of a foot or meters and decimals of a meter when using the Tennessee Coordinate System of 1983, and expressed in either United States survey feet and decimals of a foot or meters and decimals of a meter when using the Tennessee State Plane Coordinate System. When the values are expressed in United States survey feet, they shall be used as the standard foot for the Tennessee State Plane Coordinate System. One of these distances, to be known as the “East X-coordinate,” shall give the distance east of the Y axis; the other, to be known as the “North Y-coordinate,” shall give the distance north of the X axis. The Y axis of any zone shall be parallel with the central meridian of that zone. The X axis of any zone shall be at right angles to the central meridian of that zone.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 66-6-102

  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105