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Time Zones in Tennessee, United States

Multiple Time Zones

State: Tennessee
Abbreviation: TN
State Capital: Nashville
Country: United States
Time Zones: 2
Location

Time Zones Currently Being Used in Tennessee

OffsetTime Zone Abbreviation & NameExample CityCurrent Time
UTC -6CSTCentral Standard TimeNashvilleTue, 3:04:23 pm
UTC -5ESTEastern Standard TimeKnoxvilleTue, 4:04:23 pm

Generalized Time Zones in Tennessee

Time Zone Abbreviation & NameOffsetCurrent Time
CTCentral TimeUTC -6:00 / -5:00Tue, 3:04:23 pm
ETEastern TimeUTC -5:00 / -4:00Tue, 4:04:23 pm

Note: Local time in these time zones changes when Daylight Saving Time begins and ends.


Time Zones Not Currently Being Observed in Tennessee

OffsetTime Zone Abbreviation & NameCommences
UTC -5CDTCentral Daylight TimeMar 12, 2023
UTC -4EDTEastern Daylight TimeMar 12, 2023

The above time zones are used during other parts of the year. They will become active again after the next clock change as Daylight Saving Time begins or ends.

Tennessee
3:0423pm
Tuesday, December 6, 2022