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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

  • EPA creates pesticide-free zone for bees
    If honey bees are busy pollinating large, blooming croplands, farmers wanting to spray toxic pesticides will have to wait until they’re done, under new rules proposed Thursday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • TN logo was 9 months in the making, firm says
    It took Nashville-based firm GS&F nine months — and $46,000 — to develop and create the "visual identity system," as it's called by firm managing director Gregg Boling.  
  • Shoppers sleep in car for Franklin H&M opening
    FRANKLIN — Sleeping in their car Tuesday night to be first in line at the opening of H&M at CoolSprings Galleria paid off for Hope Hartwigsen and Maria Hood.
  • Automotive supplier to build $58M facility in...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A global automotive supplier is investing $58 million to build a new facility in Putnam County that could create 550 jobs.
    The Associated Press
  • Study: Tennessee has most regressive tax system
    A new study by a trio of economists from the Federal Reserve Bank found that Tennessee has the most regressive tax system of any state, requiring poor and middle-class taxpayers, in most instances, to pay a bigger share of their income than do wealthy individuals in the Volunteer State.
  • Democrats push for new vote on Insure TN
    NASHVILLE — The state Democratic Party chairman and legislative Democratic leaders asked Gov. Bill Haslam again Wednesday to call lawmakers back into a special session to consider his health insurance plan for the working poor, Insure Tennessee. The governor’s office had no immediate response.
  • City unveils new website
    Knoxville will unveil a new website tonight for the first time since 2004.
  • TVA seeks input on ash landfill expansion
    CLINTON — While TVA purchased the needed land more than three years ago, it’s just now seeking the public’s input on its plan to expand its dry ash landfill at adjoining Bull Run Fossil Plant onto that property. And TVA is still keeping mum on how much it paid for the 24 homes and 155 […]
  • Regents eye tution, fee increases for 2015-16
    Students attending Tennessee Board of Regents campuses could face tuition and mandatory fee increases this fall averaging 3.2 percent at universities, 3.4 percent at community colleges and 4 percent at colleges of applied technology.
  • Second Tenn. proton therapy center OK'd
    NASHVILLE — A state regulatory board today approved a new $109 million proton therapy center for cancer patients in Franklin, Tenn., planned to operate in conjunction with the Provision Center for Proton Therapy in Knoxville.

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