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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


  • Report ranks Tennessee innovation friendly
    A new report released this week gave Tennessee high marks for being an innovation-friendly state, but improvements in some areas are needed if it's to be designated a champion of business innovation.
  • Google embraces 'mobile-friendly' sites
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones and tablets in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.
  • UT researches at CERN, Large Hadron Collider
    Grant Riley, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Tennessee, is one of several UT students and faculty working at CERN and the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland.
  • Wilson Fine Gardens expands into retail
    Wilson Fine Gardens has expanded its landscaping and horticultural services to include a boutique retail shop and garden center in Bearden.
    Carly Harrington
  • No new rate increases in KUB budget
    The KUB board got a look today at a proposed $889 million fiscal 2016 budget that is nearly flat compared to 2015 and contains no proposals for new rate increases.
  • Jobs for college grads predicted to grow
    The consulting and accounting firm EY is aggressively recruiting on college campuses this spring. The company formerly known as Ernst & Young plans to hire 9,000 graduates from U.S. universities this year, up from 7,500 in 2014. But recruiting isn't as easy as it used to be.
  • Sevier resort opens $2M water slide
    Daredevils like Jody Nix of Lenoir City handed out rave reviews Thursday as the Wilderness at the Smokies resort debuted its newest mega-waterslide, The Wall.
  • TVA refuels Browns Ferry
    The Tennessee Valley Authority's Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant has returned the Unit 2 reactor to service following a 27-day scheduled refueling and maintenance project.
  • WorkWise: How to close in job hunting
    Good salespeople close when they negotiate "deals." Job seekers close when they negotiate "job offers." Closing isn't a magic bullet for you to use at the end of an interview. It's part of the entire job-hunting process.
  • Vet On Demand offers telemedicine for pets
    Pet owners know the dilemma well.

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