Our Community

Welcome to Knoxville, TN!

Nestled in the valley of the Appalachian Mountains, Knoxville is a bustling micropolis with close to 200,000 residents comprising a diverse and vibrant community. Known historically for being the first capital of Tennessee, Knoxville’s historical importance in the state of Tennessee is enriched by the cultural and hospitality industries that continue to expand within its city limits. From art and history museums to sporting events and top-tiered restaurants and breweries, Knoxville has something for people of all ages.

Outside city limits are short drives to incredible nature parks, state parks, hiking trails, and ski spots with beautiful views of the Appalachians and downtown. Academically, the Greater Knoxville area is home to great K-12 school systems, the University of Tennessee Knoxville, Lincoln Memorial University School of Osteopathic Medicine and many trade schools.

Fast Facts

  • Knoxville Population (2021): 192,648
  • Knox County Population (2021): 486,677
  • Average Days of Sun Annually: 204
  • Average Inches of Snowfall Annually: 4.6 in
  • Average Temperature in December: 50° high / 33° low
  • Average Temperature in July: 87° high/69° low
  • Home to McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) with non-stop flights to 28 destinations across the United States (many of them large hubs)

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