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Take the afternoon to enjoy Market Square.

Take the afternoon to enjoy Market Square.

Get out and play at one of Knoxville's many great parks

Get out and play at one of Knoxville's many great parks

Rich history and culture give Knoxville its unique charm.

Rich history and culture give Knoxville its unique charm.

Get your game face on. Go Vols!

Get your game face on. Go Vols!

Escape to the mountains any time you like.

Escape to the mountains any time you like.

Get out and enjoy the nightlife.

Get out and enjoy the nightlife.

Knoxville

Rich with history and culture, Knoxville Tennessee offers a modern Appalachian city with superb dining, nightlife, museums, shopping, outdoor recreation and championship sports. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains and five regional lakes, Knoxville offers big city attractions with a dose of small-town charm on the banks of the Tennessee River.

Tennessee's original capital, Knoxville, boasts a charming historic downtown as well as area attractions fit for the whole family. Take the afternoon to grab a bite to eat in the culturally eclectic Market Square, or pedal more than 50 miles of paved greenways. Enjoy an evening with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra or jam out at the Tennessee Theatre. Feed your wild side at the Knoxville Zoo or explore the nation's most visited national park less than an hour away.

Knoxville at a Glance

  • US Surgeon General Visits UT Medical Center, Discusses Opioid Epidemic

    Jun 23

    Knoxville, Tenn., June 23, 2016 - U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy met with doctors, lawmakers and a host of clinicians and other community leaders at The University of Tennessee Medical Center to discuss and seek solutions in the opioid abuse epidemic afflicting the nation, and hitting particularly hard in Tennessee.

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  • Michael Saad Named VP and Chief Information Officer at UT Medical Center

    Jun 22

    Michael Saad has been named as vice president and chief information officer at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. In that role, Saad is responsible for assisting the organization with achieving its strategic goals and objectives through the development, implementation and support of technology services and solutions.

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  • Outreach Program at UT Medical Center Cancer Institute to Provide Access to Screening Mammograms in Hancock County Through Komen Tri-Cities Affiliate Grants Program

    Jun 17

    The Tri-Cities Affiliate of Susan G. Komen® has awarded a $3,105 grant to the Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP) at The University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute to remove barriers such as transportation and cost of the screenings as well as improve access to breast health screenings for the women of Hancock County.

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LAND AREA 92.7 square miles
ELEVATION 889 feet
POPULATION 177661