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Welcome to Knoxville Tennessee!

Knoxville is in the fine state  of Tennessee, and is the county seat of Knox County.  Published in the 2010 census, the city had a population of 178,874, making it the state’s third largest city.   As of 2011, the city had an estimated population of 180,761.

Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, and in 2012 had an estimated population of 848,350. The KMSA is in turn the central component of the Knoxville-Sevierville-La Follette Combined Statistical Area, which in 2000 had a population of 1,029,155.

The best asset Knoxville has to offer is it’s friendly people.  East Tennessee is know for warm hospitality.  With the Smoky Mountains just minutes away, many visitors to the mountains have fallen in love with the area and stayed.

Whether you are looking for a good place to set up business, raise a family or retire, Knoxville is for you!

CNN National News

  • The centuries-old drink that's made a comeback
    Two-hundred years after Americans including John Adams were drinking hard cider, the drink has made a big comeback.
    Clint Davis
  • Alcoa close to getting DOE loan for expansion
    Alcoa Inc. is on the verge of getting a $259 million loan from the U.S. Department of Energy to support an ongoing expansion at its manufacturing plant in Blount County.
  • Students can use VolCard on Strip
    Students buying a burger at Copper Cellar, takeout at Hibachi Factory or a haircut at Campus Cutters will soon be able to charge it to their University of Tennessee dining account.
  • KCDC board to consider internal CEO candidate
    Knoxville's Community Development Corp. board will consider a recommendation today to name Chief Operating Officer Art Cate as head of the city's public housing authority and redevelopment agency.
  • THE RIDE: Veterans pull back from the brink
    What would you do if you’d overcome homelessness, built an organization teaching homeless veterans how to find careers and fallen victim to a campaign intended to put you out of business? 
  • TQL expands to Knoxville, will create 100 jobs
    Total Quality Logistics, a Cincinnati-based transportation services company, announced today it will spend $1 million to open a Knoxville sales office that is expected to add at least 100 jobs over the next five years.
  • Alcoa plant expansion aided by DOE loan
    WASHINGTON — Alcoa's Tennessee plant has been chosen to receive a $259 million loan from the U.S. Department of Energy to expand production of lightweight materials for vehicles.
  • UT, Strip merchants reach VolCard deal
    KNOXVILLE — A new agreement will allow University of Tennessee students and staff to use their VolCard at businesses along the Cumberland Avenue Strip as soon as this summer.
  • Yemen conflict hits stocks hard but sends oil...
    LONDON (AP) - Saudi Arabian strikes on key military installations in Yemen hit stock markets hard Thursday and sent oil prices surging.
  • Facebook's Messenger to mix business, pleasure
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook's Messenger app is evolving into a multitasking tool equipped to send an animated fist bump to a friend at one moment and then get a little business done in the next.

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