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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

  • Nashville PR exec Mike Pigott dies at 61
    Mike Pigott, one of the founding partners of Nashville public relations firm McNeely Pigott & Fox, died Monday.
  • DOE extends Oak Ridge cleanup contract
    Praising UCOR for its safe, efficient and cost-effective cleanup work since 2011, the U.S. Department of Energy has exercised an option that extends the Oak Ridge contractor’s role until mid-2020.
  • KCDC awarded tax credits for Five Points
    Knoxville's Community Development Corp. has been awarded $1 million in low-income tax credits over 10 years for the development of affordable senior housing in the Five Points community.
  • Supreme Court dumps EPA power plant rules
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Monday against the Obama administration’s attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants, but it may only be a temporary setback for regulators.
  • Proposal makes 5 million more eligible for OT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Salaried workers who earn nearly $1,000 per week would become eligible for overtime pay under a proposal President Barack Obama unveiled Monday, lamenting that too many Americans are working too many hours for less pay than they deserve.
  • European, US markets plunge on Greek crisis
    NEW YORK — U.S. stocks dropped sharply Monday and global markets plummeted even more as the crisis between Greece and its eurozone creditors edged toward a financial cliff for the nation.
  • HSBC refocuses on Asia
    HSBC plans to cut around 25,000 jobs globally and refocus in the Asian market.
  • Health advocates renew Insure TN push
    A congressman, a mayor, an unemployed welder and a homeless shelter worker were among those at a hospital podium urging legislators to approve Gov. Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan.
  • Slow growth rate cited in Anderson, Roane
    A member of the Anderson County Board of Equalization gives a statistic-filled evaluation of the county's property values in a three-page letter to the mayor and City Council.
  • Americans to spend more this July 4th
    Americans will spend more on Independence Day celebrations this year than they spent last year.

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