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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


  • Northshore retail development gains traction
    When the owners of The Casual Pint were scouting for a location to open their first craft beer retail store and bar three years ago, they immediately looked to the Cornerstone Building at The Village at Northshore Town Center.
  • KUB warns customers of scam
    The Knoxville Utilities Board warns customers to beware of a scam in which callers are claiming people owe money on their accounts and then ask for financial information.
  • Maryland firm buys South Knox subdivision
    Similar story, different coast.
  • Doctors have $20B economic impact in Tennessee
    Tennessee’s more than 14,000 physicians contributed $618 million in state and local tax revenue in 2012, according to a report released this week by national physician group the American Medical Association.
  • 12 companies chosen for Big Idea business plan competition
    A portable sink, a pacing device for runners, a digital support system for diabetics and a website for trading music equipment — these are among 12 ideas announced Friday to compete in the 2014 What’s the Big Idea?! business plan competition.
  • Carly Harrington: Knoxville businessman finds success in horse racing
    Knoxville businessman Ray Struder, owner of Landaluce Educe Stables, has a horse that recently won the Ashland Stakes and will race in three weeks in the Kentucky Oaks.
  • Miller Energy compensation draws opposition
    A settlement deal between Miller Energy Resources and dissident shareholders was endorsed on Wednesday, but a regulatory filing indicates that many investors remain unhappy with the firm’s strategy.
  • Tennessee unemployment rate for March falls
    Tennessee’s unemployment rate for March fell to 6.7 percent from 6.9 percent in February, Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Burns Phillips announced Thursday.
  • KUB to consider power, water rate hikes
    KUB to vote on residential rate increases for electricity, water, natural gas for next three fiscal years.
  • Local firms boost career prospects
    "Americans hate their jobs," "Signs it’s time to quit your job," and "How to gracefully quit your job" were just a few of the top hits for a web search on job news recently. As the Great Recession fades, more workers are seeking new opportunities. Since the low point of the recession in 2009, the number of "quits" reco […]

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