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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!



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  • Del Taco to open 10 area restaurants
    Fast Mexican food chain Del Taco plans to open 10 restaurants in the Knoxville area.
  • Windows 10 fixes 8's flaws (review)
    Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system should start hitting U.S. computers on Wednesday, marking one of the biggest launches in the company's history. The upgrade takes care of the mistakes of the past and also looks to the future.
  • Manufacturing leads TN in clean energy job gains
    About 2,600 jobs were created last year by employers operating in the energy efficiency, renewable energy, clean transportation, and greenhouse gas management and accounting sectors — an increase of 6.3 percent according to the Clean Jobs Tennessee report, nearly triple the state’s overall employment growth. Businesses told the report’s authors they expect to fill an […]
  • Kroger spice recall includes Knoxville stores
    Kroger is recalling four of its house label of spices due to concerns of possible salmonella contamination.
    Chuck Campbell
  • New law gives race track oversight to counties
    With a law effective July 1, the Tennessee General Assembly gave oversight of drag strips and race tracks over to local county clerks.
  • 'Chucks' bring back all-star style in redesign
    Converse Chuck Taylor All Star fans rejoice! Your favorite sneaker is receiving its first construction update since debuting 98 years ago.
    Associated Press
  • Appalachian port to open in north Georgia
    New Appalachian port will take containers by train to Savannah deepwater port.
  • Store to offer free gun transfers
    There may be few restrictions on firearms sales between individuals, but the proprietor of a Kingston gun store said he still gets customers who want to make sure the guns they are selling do not get into the wrong hands.
  • Anderson Senior Center plans derailed
    A plan to lease a building in downtown Clinton for an Anderson County Senior Citizens Center has been derailed because the company offering to lease a building for the facility has pulled its offer.
  • Boomsday began 28 years ago with a bang
    Boomsday began 28 years ago with a bang.

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