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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

  • The University of Tennessee Medical Center Opens Lenoir City Regional Health Center

    Jun 20

    The University of Tennessee Medical Center has opened the Lenoir City Regional Health Center to help meet the health needs of residents in Loudon, Knox, Roane, McMinn and surrounding counties. The new facility is located at 5779 Creekwood Park Blvd. in Lenoir City, just off Interstate 40 at the Lenoir City exit (exit 81). A variety of healthcare and ancillary services are offered at the new 48,000 square-foot location. In addition to the seven primary care physicians and physical therapy services, ancillary services such as X-ray, echocardiogram, bone density, and lab work are available, as are oncology services including outpatient visits and chemotherapy. Several other outpatient specialty services are joining the center soon, including cardiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, urogynecology, obstetrics/gynecology, and urology.

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  • Cancer Institute Receives Grant from Susan G. Komen East TN to Increase Breast Health Services

    May 30

    The University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute’s Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP) is pleased to announce that [Susan G. Komen® East Tennessee has awarded $74,991 to the program. One of the goals of BHOP includes providing mobile mammography screenings to underserved women.

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  • John Sheridan to Retire from The University of Tennessee Medical Center

    May 11

    John Sheridan, vice president of Community and Government Relations at The University of Tennessee Medical Center, will retire at the end of June. He established the first Office of Development at the UT Medical Center while working as a fundraiser for UT. In 2000, John came to work at the medical center exclusively where he worked in private fundraising as well as community and government relations. His role later shifted to include key community activities and place a specific focus on all legislative activities on behalf of the medical center in the state and federal legislature, as well as a liaison to local, state and federal legislators and their staff members.

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LAND AREA 92.7 square miles
ELEVATION 889 feet
POPULATION 177661