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Choose Knoxville

Steeped in innovation and brimming with charm, this vibrant Southern community offers amenities that appeal to every lifestyle.

Arts & Culture

From festival-laden streets to music-filled stages and captivating performances, creativity is steeped into the fabric of the valley. The arts gained an even greater foothold in 2016 when Knoxville was designated as the first Etsy Maker City in the United States.


The region’s 23 post-secondary institutions, including the University of Tennessee’s flagship campus, attract talented students from across the globe, including graduates from four regional high schools that received Top 20 Best High School honors from U.S. News and World Report.

Outdoor Recreation

Sheltered by the peaks of the nation’s most-visited national park, the Knoxville region offers adventure seekers two national forests, nine state parks and more than 1,000 square miles of waterways, plus an Urban Wilderness located just three miles from Downtown.

Moving to Knoxville?

View a copy of Choose Knoxville, our annual relocation guide.

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